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July 14, 2009

Sotomayor Live-Stream and Vids

Here's the link to the live stream; YouTube vids are added a couple of hours after the questioning. Sessions' stuff is good; Graham's stuff is pretty good too, although Sotomayor navigates his minefield. (She also avoids his cutesy-poo trick -- he asked her to "recite" her wise Latina line, claiming he didn't have it handy. He just wanted that sound bite of her repeating the statement again, or changing it to make it sound better, which he'd then seize upon. But she saw through this ruse and buttoned her lip. I would say this ruse was "beneath the dignity of the senate" or something if I weren't so rooting for this idiot to fall for it.)

Update: Attacks her on her temperament, noting all the negative ratings she's gotten from lawyers, including calling her a "bully," stating that she makes "inappropriate outbursts," and "seems angry."

Sessions had "her back on her heels" as Chris Wallace said. So his vid is worth watching.

Two answers that shed light into the mind of Sonia Sotomayor:

Confident in responding that she's always been able to find a sound legal justification for each of her rulings:

Sotomayor on education, such as.

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