Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell: 'It never occurred to me' convincing Americans to get vaccinated would be difficult The 17 Republicans who voted to advance the Senate infrastructure bill Senate votes to take up infrastructure deal MORE (R-Ky.), in answering a question Sunday about filibustering Sonia SotomayorSonia SotomayorSenate panel votes to make women register for draft No reason to pack the court Supreme Court ruling opens door to more campaign finance challenges 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.