The Last Word on Sonia Sotomayor’s ‘Character Problem’

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8O6Ax9mQ8KE] NPR: The subject of the Supreme Court nominee’s judicial temperament has so far been raised by just one senator, Lindsay Graham (R-SC). “There’s a character problem; there’s a temperament problem,” says Graham. Referring to...

If a White Male Were to Make Such Racist Comments, He Would Have His Own Radio Show

I have a blog post up at The Moderate Voice about implied gender bias in a New York Times article about supposed concerns among SCOTUS watchers that Sonia Sotomayor’s so-called “sharp tongue” and “blunt style” raise “temperament” issues. Well, now G. Gordon Liddy...

Sonia Sotomayor

Over the next few days (weeks?) I will be attempting to round up and make some sense of the voluminous blogtopic response to Pres. Obama’s nomination of Judge Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. The confirmation hearings will probably start in July, so that gives us all a little over a month to get up to...