The Washington Post is reporting that Republican Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada is being vetted for the Supreme Court:

Of all the names to leak, it’s this one? Is this serious or a “head fake”:

Sandoval was unanimously approved by the Senate as a district judge in 2005. At the time, it was thought Sandoval might challenge Harry Reid for his Senate seat:

And Reid is on record saying he’d support Sandoval for SCOTUS:

Although Sandoval is a Republican, he’s also pro-choice:

And this makes sense:

FWIW, Sandoval voted for Marco Rubio is yesterday’s caucus:

Our prediction? Nothing happens and Sandoval stays as governor of Nevada. Next!