What's with everyone but Souter making a statement on the death of Chief Justice Rehnquist? ("A statement from Justice David Souter is not expected, the court said.")
Of the seven who did make statements:
Those who noted his fairness: Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Breyer, Ginsburg.
Those who said they'd lost a friend: Stevens, Scalia, Thomas.
Citing his leadership: Stevens, Kennedy, Ginsburg.
Mentioning his sense of humor: Stevens, O'Connor.
Noting his common touch: Kennedy, Ginsburg.
Noting his intellect: Scalia, Kennedy, Breyer.
Noting his dedication to judicial independence: Breyer, Ginsburg.
Paying tribute to his knowledge of the Court's history: Kennedy, Breyer.
Referring to him as "boss": Ginsburg.
No one said they "loved" him, but Justice Kennedy noted that "He loved his family," and Justice Ginsburg said she "held him in highest regard and affection."
Acknowledging his historical greatness: O'Connor.