Roy Sekoff: 'Diversity' Would Be Supreme Court Justice Who's For The Powerless (VIDEO)

06/21/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Wednesday to talk about Obama's next nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.

"Too many times," Sekoff argued, Senate confirmation hearings have hinged on "all Roe v. Wade, all the time."

In light of the Supreme Court's recent Citizens United ruling, Sekoff argued that the time for debates about 'culture war' issues has ended. What the country needs, according to Sekoff, is a justice who is willing to put people before corporations.

"I don't think it's left versus right anymore," Sekoff said. "It's the powerful vs. the powerless. That's the debate that we're going to have right now. It's going to be the average guy, is that who you're going to support, or are you going to support these corporations that are running our lives."

On the issue of diversity, Sekoff said that "diversity would be having someone who's not a 'corporatist' on the court."