Posts tagged "confirmation hearing"

How many times can Sotomayor explain the "wise Latina" comment?

¡Ya basta! That means enough already. How many more times can the Republicans ask Sonia Sotomayor about the “wise Latina” comment? First up Wednesday was Sen. John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas. He basically asked her if she stood by her words. Sotomayor explained that she was trying to play on a comparison made by... Read more »

If Sotomayor was a white guy would she face such questions?

If Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was a white man, do you really think they’d question whether a male nominee could treat blacks, Latinos and women fairly? But she is Latina and based on some of the speeches given in the start of the Senate hearing today they are going to ask her over the... Read more »