Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellRepublicans divided over legislation protecting Mueller The Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos Democrats mull audacious play to block Pompeo MORE (R-Ky.), in answering a question Sunday about filibustering Sonia Sotomayor on CBS's Face the Nation, offered this:

"It's way too early to be talking about whether or not anybody opposes this nominee," he said.

One wonders if that applies to McConnell's GOP colleague, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), who announced more than two weeks ago that he would vote against Sotomayor.

Or whether it applies to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who earlier this month suggested strongly that he would oppose Sotomayor.