Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellErnst endorses bipartisan Grassley-Wyden bill to lower drug prices Senate braces for fight over impeachment whistleblower testimony Trump declares war on hardworking Americans with new budget request MORE (R-Ky.), in answering a question Sunday about filibustering Sonia SotomayorSonia SotomayorRush Limbaugh medal an insult to Latinos, immigrants Supreme Court sharply divided over state aid for religious schools Justice Roberts neglects his own role in tilting American democracy 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.