07/21/2005 01:24 am ET Updated May 25, 2011


I was sure it was going to be Edith Jones not because of any leaks from Bushies, but because it seems to be written into this President's genetic code to rectify what he perceives as his father's screwups. And since Jones was runner up to Souter in 1990, my money was on her. Now I think Jones will take the Rehnquist seat for the same reason.

And for those who are hoping for another Souter, here's a key difference: Souter was never married to the Vice President of Feminists For Life.