Matthews claims that by citing "empathy," Obama is not looking for "a great constitutional scholar or a jurist"; Mitchell disagrees Video ››› May 10, 2009 11:53 AM EDT ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? Loading the player reg... Previously: Media falsely claim Obama said he doesn't want a justice committed to following the law Short Link copy link Posted In Government, Nominations & Appointments, The Judiciary Network/Outlet NBC Person Chris Matthews Show/Publication The Chris Matthews Show We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.