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Sonia Sotomayor faced tough questioning Tuesday on political issues and controversial statements from her past, with both Democrats and Republicans saying she responded well and appeared certain to win confirmation as the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.
Originally posted by midnightbrigade
I watched this farce today, and the only one who asked the big questions and pressed her was the ranking Repub from AL (can't remember his name right now). He called her out on her being a racist and she skirted the issue. She was swerving around the issues more than a drunk on New Years Eve.
Originally posted by Sestias
She has already said she wouldn't put it that way if she had the opportunity to do it again.
Originally posted by Jenna
That would mean a bit more had she only said it once, but she didn't she said it repeatedly. People generally don't repeat themselves if they don't mean what they are saying.