While Obama dithers ... | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, November 15, 2009

While Obama dithers ...

Posted By on Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 6:52 AM

... opportunities slip away.

Here it's his inexcusably slow pace of filling judicial vacancies, particularly while holding overwhelming nunbers in the Senate. He's sitting on tthree judicial vacancies in Arkansas, with a fourth coming.

If Obama becomes Jimmy Carter, we'll look back on this unproductive time with great remorse. And pay for years if a Republican president fills the slots.

U.S. attorney appointments here also remain unfilled 10 months after inauguration.

(Of course, there's always the argument that the quality of candidates sent forward by senators is part of the problem.)


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