By taking an expansive position on capital punishment and siding with the Bush-and-McCain wing of the Court, Obama just made the distinction about what kind of Supreme Court appointments he might make less clear-cut. Perhaps that was the point.
Tucker Carlson: "Two words: Ron Paul. It'd be a boring year otherwise." Jeffrey Toobin: "I always give thanks for Judith Regan." Aaron Brown: "Not once last year did I have to say Paris Hilton or Anna Nicole Smith."