That's the rumor
The White House has not commented on the president's possible Supreme Court nominees, but news reports identify several Mr. Bush is said to be considering. They include Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who would be the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. But many conservatives oppose a Gonzales nomination, seeing him as too moderate on issues such as abortion and affirmative action.
Someone who advises
the White House that the torture of al Qaeda terrorist suspects might be legally defensible... that's too moderate?