A Fitting Eulogy
Boyle's demise evinces the petty war against Bush's nominees because he is clearly not an ideologue, and has rightfully garnered bipartisan esteem.
"...he has displayed a strict, no-nonsense style in the courtroom that hasn't pleased some lawyers, but has earned respect from others. His rulings have typically been well-contemplated and clearly written. He seems to have a fair mind and an even hand, and he has not always been predictable. At times, he's offended the conservatives who have been among his strongest advocates for a seat on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond"