July 14, 2009

Sotomayor Plays Softball

UPDATE 2:35pm CT: Senator John Kyl got into the very issue I expound on below, and things became heated quickly. He called her on her disingenuous characterizations of her speeches, Patrick Leahy got his panties in a wad, and gavelled an unexpected break in the hearing. As I expected, today’s continuing Senate confirmation hearings on […]

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July 13, 2009

Sotomayor Hearings Begin This Morning

The hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor have begun in the Senate judiciary committee, and the liberal/conservative divide has begun. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, in her opening remarks, allowed that a woman on the court may have a different methodology/perspective and that this was OKAY. GOP Sen. Jeff Sessions countered that if he as a […]

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