Republicans are in an uproar over federal Judge Susan Bolton’s decision to strike down major portions of Arizona’s controversial immigration law. But you may have noticed that there hasn’t been a lot of criticism of Bolton herself or cries of ‘judicial activism’, as you normally hear in cases like this.
That’s because Bolton has always enjoyed Republican support. And Jon Kyl, Arizona’s junior senator, recommended her for her current job in the late 1990s.
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.