President Obama should have Wendy Long teach him the proper role of judges

When President Obama was pushing for

“empathetic judges” in 2009, Major Garrett, then of Fox News, turned to constitutional scholar Wendy Long for comment.


Like the Founders, Long advocates impartiality instead of favoritism.


As Long wrote on April 16, 2009 in “What’s the Matter with Empathy? Obama’s criterion for picking federal judges would turn equal justice on its head” (


“What’s wrong with being empathetic to…any group or individual in general?