I also don't like irresponsible people unable to care for themselves breeding but that is not relevant to this topic.
I think having children is a brake on extreme idealogues.
Conservatives lately have been cracking me up. Don't pay income tax, you shouldn't vote. Don't have children, can't hold office. It's just an excuse for "I need something to cry about".
Kagan is qualified under the original standard for the USSC. She is not qualified under the standards Obama and Biden imposed on Roberts or Alito. If Obama wanted a Jewish Leftwing Lesbian he should have picked Pamela Karlan who is far smarter than Kagan and has a far more impressive career-both in terms of advocacy and scholarship.
Kagan isn't even in the top 15 of available liberals. Akhil Reed Amar is the brightest academic on the left and if you want diversity, he's Indian. He's also rigorously intellectually honest which probably disqualifies him for being picked by Obama.
What makes a difference in this situation to me I'm not sure how to explain in this situation. The best I can say that we have a lot have lot of career minded people from Alito to Roberts to Kagan going for this position. I really do not mind Kagan compared to the other two