posted on Jul, 14 2009 @ 11:47 AM
Why is nobody discussing this on the forums? There was a pretty lengthy post about Roberts and Alito's confirmations here on ATS.
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The one thing that has stood out to me so far today was Session's questioning of SotoMayor's quotes from speeches over the years. She was really
spinning to explain those comments and I think he showed her to be deceitful about who she is.
Next, the exchange between Patrick Leahy and Sotomayor is maddening. First he brings up her famous quote and completely changes it. Leaving out the
"white men" portion and changing "better conclusion" to "a wise decision". Second, Sotomayor's response is given as if she said what Leahy
quotes her as saying, which is incorrect. She claims that "other people" think she said something else, but I'm looking at the quote right here in
front of me.
One more thing I'd point out is the complete different MSM we see during these confirmations, as compared to Roberts and Alito. Both were savaged in
the media for weeks, where as SotoMayor gets nothing but defense and cover from them now.