There’s a classic Simpsons where the children are participating in that bizarre elementary-school pageant known as Model United Nations. Things get out of hand, bickering ensues, and Principal Skinner issues his ultimatum: “Do you kids want to be like the real U.N.? Or just squabble and waste time?”
His selective concern for diversity has resurfaced: [O]f the last seven justices nominated by Democrats JFK, LBJ, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, one was black, Marshall; one was Puerto Rican, Sonia Sotomayor. The other five were Jews: Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan. If Kagan is confirmed, Jews, who represent less than 2 percent of the U.S.