For those of us who believe in lawyers' struggle and the CJ's restoration but look towards the western world for support here is a selection - word by word - from the official website of John McCain, the US presidential hopeful; 1. "A President should have confidence in the judicial philosophy of those he is appointing to the bench" 2. "Our freedom is curtailed no less by an act of arbitrary judicial power as it is by an act of an arbitrary executive, or legislative, or state power. For that reason, a judge's decisions must rest on more than his subjective conviction that he is right, or his eagerness to address a perceived social ill". 3. "When applying the law, the role of judges is not to impose their own view as to the best policy choices for society but to faithfully and accurately determine the policy choices already made by the people and embodied in the law. The judicial role is necessarily limited and one that requires restraint and humility". "M. SHAIKH, Islamabad via email, October 24.