Please Keep Asking Ruth Bader Ginsburg, “How Many Women on the Supreme Court Are Enough?”

While speaking to students at Georgetown University earlier this week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed that she is regularly asked when she believes there will be “enough” women sitting on the Supreme Court.

While most of us would respond with nothing more than a polite groan (Did you seriously just ask that?), Ginsburg was equipped with the perfect answer, which you can watch below. 

(Bonus: Ginsburg also revealed that if God were to grant her any talent in the world, it would be to become a “great diva.”)

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