John M. Perkins (mail):
Keating would be a good Homeland Secretary for both parties. Keating is tough and fair. Keating was "supposed" to be Bush's first AG till Ashcroft was defeated in his Senate race.
Maybe someone who passed on the first try would be better qualified.
Instapundit keeps pushing Randy Barnett
Or a Supreme Court nominee (Lillian BeVier) who is almost 70 years old?
Bob, because of what she has done since. If someone demonstrated years of achievement at a high level, it's silly to judge them based on their SATs, or their bar passage. You should judge them on their adult record.