This in from Roll Call:

Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) is giving up his longtime perch on the Judiciary Committee, Democratic aides said today.

That Kennedy no longer feels the need to vet and ensure the leftism of judicial appointees is a bad, bad sign for Doug Kmiec. He is not giving up his committee chairmanship on Education, just this one. It may be because of his health, but I doubt it.


The Brilliance of Donald J. Trump

Erick Erickson

Queue the handwringing.