Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Obama Get Triple Bagger - Woman, Minority, Poor Upbringing

It remains to be seen whether he'll cross home plate on this one, but it appears that Obama's nomination of US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, is a hit.
Updated, 11:33 a.m. | President Obama’s decision to nominate Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court has cast a spotlight on New York. Judge Sotomayor, who sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, is the daughter of Puerto Rican parents and was raised in a Bronx housing project not far from Yankee Stadium, and her biography was emphasized in a White House news conference at which Mr. Obama announced the nomination.
Statements on Sotomayor Appointment - City Room Blog -