President Obama has chosen Judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace Justice David Souter. Good riddance to Souter and thanks for nineteen years of nothing. As for Sonia, she’s the Left’s dream nominee: a proud judicial activist out to amend perceived societal wrongs and extract justice as she feels fit — let The Constitution be damned. “The Court of Appeals,” she said, “is where policy is made” and that is exactly what she’s done for the last decade.
The President’s press secretary, Robert Gibbs, warned conservatives “to be exceedingly careful” about how they criticize the nominee. I wonder if this threat was meant to keep us to the high standard of political discourse exercised by the Left when they opposed Judges Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas? Someone needs to tell little man Gibbs the rules of engagement have been set and there’s no going back.
Now begins a thorough review of Sonia’s public statements and legal opinions. And a juicy one floated right to the top. In a 2002 “Cultural Diversity Speech” to Berkeley Law School, Sonia said: “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experience would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life.” Nothing like a little anti-white male racism to stir the hearts of liberals. This little gem can also be found under the title “A Latina Judge’s Voice” in the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal.
Imagine if Justice Roberts had delivered a speech entitled “A Male Anglo-Saxon Judge’s Voice” in which he said: “I would hope that a wise white man with the richness of his experience would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a Latino (or Black) woman who hasn’t lived that life.” The Left would have screamed “Racist!” from the roof tops until Roberts’ name was pulled from consideration.
And what is all this nonsense about “the richness of her experience.” This lady was born in the Big Apple, went to Blessed Sacrament grade school (the Buchanans went to the DC version), Cardinal Spellman high school, Princeton University and Yale Law School. That’s a Catholic education, followed by the Ivies. She’s a member of the elite, for goodness sake. So let’s cut the “compelling story” crap.
As for her judicial record the judge put her words into action. In the case of Frank Ricci, for instance, the fireman from New Haven, Conn. who was robbed of his hard-earned promotion because he was white, Sotomayor didn’t give him the time of day. Her one paragraph opinion was even derided by Clinton appointee Jose Cabranes: “The opinion contains no reference whatsoever to the constitutional claims at the core of this case. This perfunctory disposition rests uneasily with the weighty issues presented by this appeal.” The Supreme Court is expected to overturn her.
What’s more the lady judge is a card carrying member of La Raza (The Race) and served on the board of Latino Justice/Puerto Rican Legal Defense Fund, two far left extremists groups which plays nicely into the racist angle. They oppose enforcement of our immigration laws and support amnesty. Obama wanted empathy and he got it — too bad it’s at the expense of Americans.
And on the important issue of the Second Amendment, Sotomayor sides with the gun grabbers. She added her name to an opinion that ruled “the right to possess a gun is clearly not a fundamental right.” But killing an unborn baby is, and gay marriage is.
Sonia Sotomayor is a gift to conservatives. But we must find the guts to exploit it. Sonia Baby needs to become the poster child of the Left. With her as point, we can strip away the scab hiding the real identity of those in power: anti-white male racists who support a radical agenda of massive illegal immigration, reverse discrimination and gun control. It is time we showed Americans we are ready to fight for them against the likes of Sonia Sotomayor and her pals.