on Judge Sotomayor

I’ve been wanting to post on the whole (racist, sexist, peculiar) rhetoric surrounding Judge Sotomayor, but I doubt I really have anything to say that hasn’t already been said. Joseph Orosco has an interesting post about Sotomayor, empathy, and the oath of office. Good read.

Some links:
Pandagon: This appears like it’s going to be much worse than even the worst cynic would have predicted
Shira Tarrant at HuffingtonPost: Sonia Sotomayor: The answer rhymes with “fender”
Female Science Professor: Feelings
ThinkProgress: Liddy on Sotomayor and menstruation
Feminist Philosophers: David Brooks has it almost right: Sotomayor again
Feminist Philosophers: The impartial chief justice, on the other hand
Feminist Philosophers: Sotomayor and standpoint theory
Feministe: Alito quote that sounds like Sotomayor’s empathetic, “identity politics” statements
Feminste: Comparing Sonia Sotomayor to Sarah Palin is kind of insulting
Feministing: a variety of links to articles about Sotomayor

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