Andrew C. McCarthy: Sotomayor Shows the Way
“Democratic senators, however, do not have that problem — they see Judge Sotomayor’s chameleon routine for what it is: doing what she must do to get confirmed, even by a filibuster-proof chamber. Once she’s on the high court, it’ll be business as usual, and the disavowals will be the stuff of dim memory — grist for conservative legal beagles, nothing more.”
Jim Geraghty: Sonia the Judge Beats Sonia the Speech-Giver
The hearings showed that even with 60 Democrats, the Senate couldn’t approve an open radical.
Minorities Can’t Be Racists
No. As a wise Latina, I can tell you, no, she’s not backing down. And she probably would want to say, “Not only do I mean a wise Latina, I meant any Latina could make a better decision than a white man could.”
-Cathy Areu, “Washington Post Magazine” via NewsBuster.org