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Obama's Harriet Miers
|Last Edited||COSDem May 26, 2009 08:26pm|
|News Date||Wednesday, May 27, 2009 02:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||Here's some of what we know about President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court: |
--Judge Sotomayor believes that the courts are "where policy is made."
--She has Democratic colleagues who wonder if she has the intellect to be on the high court.
--She was picked by a president who has announced that he has a pro-abortion litmus test and that he wants judges who will rule with empathy, at least for some groups.
--She has a high reversal rate. In one case, the Supreme Court has voted unanimously to reverse her.
We will doubtless learn more about Sotomayor, both good and bad, in the days to come. But based on the early signs it appears that President Obama has made the crassest of political picks.
What do you think?
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