Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDemocratic challenger to Joni Ernst releases ad depicting her as firing gun at him Senate confirms eight Trump court picks in three days The case for censuring, and not impeaching, Donald Trump MORE (R-Ky.), in answering a question Sunday about filibustering Sonia SotomayorSonia SotomayorJustices appear cautious of expanding gun rights in NY case Divided Supreme Court leans toward allowing Trump to end DACA Justices wrestle with reach of Clean Water Act MORE 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.