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Monday, June 01, 2009

The Longest Day

Keith R. Schmitz

Ladies and gentlemen place your bets.

A lot has been made about Sonia Sotomayer's remark about "wise Latinas" from about eight years ago. The right, with not much to play with, has gone apoplectic and in the process turned off more independents. Drama queens seldom have appeal.

The White House kind of muffed slapping this thing down, but overwrought reactions are always hard to deal with.

Chances are once we finally get to nomination hearings, this will be the first thing on the agenda, she will have a statement and there will be some back and forth as the Senators or both parties have their say on it and then pooff, gone, along with the credibility of the right.

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