But it does continue the long history of not including Scientologists.
She would be the third Jewish justice along with six Catholics. With Stevens' retirement, the court will have no Protestants, the most prevalent denomination in the U.S. [emphasis added]
And you know what? I just don't f-ing care. Maybe it's because I'm a member of a minority religious group, but the notion that the court won't contain any protestants,* while being somewhat weird, is far from something we should be concerned about. And if the conservatives don't like it... well... I reckon they should have given a bit more thought to Alito and Roberts, huh?
Ah! Now I understand the Conservative objections. Thanks to Conservapedia I now realize that, in fact, Elena Kagan is secretely a corporation:
Or, to quote:
Barack Obama again criticizes how the Supreme Court ended restrictions on corporate campaign expenditures ... as he nominated Elena Kagan, who has contributed to his campaign.
Right. Of course. Makes perfect sense.
* As a side note: I really don't think you can refer to Protestantism as a single denomination, as the article does. It's a whole array of denominations. But then, if you look at it that way. Roman Catholicism is probably the biggest single U.S. denomination and then we don't have story.