“I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life,” said Judge Sotomayor,...
"Court of Appeals are where policies are made..." followed by a lot of ummming and oopsing..listen for yourself to the above tapes.
This is the woman Obama has picked for Supreme Court. Judge Sotomayor.
No thanks. Yes, I like that she is a womman. Yes I like that she is Hispanic. But, do I want a sexist, racist, policy-maker ( yes, you know darn well that was her deeply-rooted belief) on the Court, or someone who will follow the CONSTITUTION and decide, based on LAW AND CONSTITUTION, not her "experiences as a Hispanic woman versus a white male" the basis of a case brought before her?
Please bring forth someone who will follow the Constitution, regardless of his or her color or experiences...I mean, really, do you want someone to judge your case based on her experiences or on her KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONSTITUTION AND THE HISTORY OF OUR LAWS????
If we are not careful, we are going to start gettting different decisions for different races and genders and wealth levels and whether the applicant lived in the northern snows or the southern deserts. C'mon!