Obama's appointment(s) will cement his place in history more than his current and future successes.
Clarence Thomas is evidence that skin color alone should not be a litmus test. I really don't know what he sees when he looks in the mirror. But the last time I checked he was a Black Man. You would never know it judging by his voting record.
There are plenty of QUALIFIED left leaning students of the constitution who do not have any old Y chromosomes.
The future is now. Do the right thing, President Obama.