McConnell: A Political Lawyer

`We must be convinced that someone who has spent the better part of her career as a political advisor, policy advocate, and academic — rather than as a legal practitioner or a judge — can put aside her personal and political beliefs, and impartially apply the law, rather than be a rubberstamp for the Obama or any other Administration. The Clinton library documents make it harder — not easier — to believe that Ms. Kagan could make that necessary transition.’