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President Joe Biden has announced that he intends to pick only a black woman to fill the soon-to-be vacant Supreme Court seat, but a poll finds that few support the idea.

On January 27, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced that he intends to retire from the court this year. As soon as the justice made his announcement, Biden jumped up to announce that he intended to fill the seat with a black woman — and only a black woman. He would consider no other candidates.

“Number one, I am committed that if I’m elected president and have an opportunity to appoint someone to the courts, I’ll appoint the first Black woman to the courts,” Biden has said. “It’s required that they have representation now. It’s long overdue.”

While woke leftists love the idea, Biden’s race-based plan does not have wide support.

But according to JustTheNews, many others don’t:

The ABC/Ipsos poll found that 76% of surveyed Americans say Biden should consider “all possible nominees” to fill Breyer’s seat while 23% say Biden should “consider only nominees who are Black women, as he has pledged to do.”

That was not the only poll:

A recent Rasmussen poll also found the majority of Americans oppose choosing justices by race and gender, though most Americans think Biden will do so anyway.

“A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports finds that 59% of Likely U.S. voters expect Biden to keep his promise by nominating a black woman to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer,” Rasmussen said. “Only 19% think Biden will break his campaign promise, while 21% are not sure.”

Americans see Biden’s pledge as racism. Not legitimate judicial action.

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Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U.S. history back in the early 1990s. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, and several local Chicago News programs to discuss the issues of the day. Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Warner works out of the Chicago area, a place he calls a "target rich environment" for political news.

 

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