People I know in the administration have a very high regard for Nathan.

I'll respect him if he pulls his life together.

In this particular case, since we're only talking about contributions, it might not be a matter of who is nonpartisan enough, but who is poor enough not to have made any contributions.

These are all make-weight arguments, because somebody is mad about something.

For any bad reason. The car is there and the company is turning around.

There's a big underlying problem with judges being identified with political parties, ... This case is a good reflection of the loss of public confidence that can lead to.

To me, the more difficult question is just the daily erosion of public confidence when judges become too politicized.

It's been a wonderful trip.