We need a strict constructionist, but the uber-liberals in Congress will whine and cry and pitch a running fit. We shoulda exercised the nuclear option when we had a chance and got them used to the idea of majority rule.
I would like to see a Supreme Court Justice that believes:
- In limited government
- In enumerated powers
- In private property rights
- In the Bill of Rights
That oughta do for the time being. Enough of activist judges. It's time to return to the common reading of the Constitution, where phrases like "nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation." means what the framers intended.
Oh! A judge who belived in the Tenth Amendment would be a good start.