Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Sotomayor Responds to the Whole 'Wise Latina' Thing

It happened early on the first day of questioning. Sonia Sotomayor had to defend herself against accusations of "reverse racism."

"I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences."

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