Sunday, July 19, 2009

Historical Significance of the Sotomayor Hearings

In the future, says New York Times' columnist Frank Rich, people will regard the Sonia Sotomayor hearings as a vivid snapshot of what Washington looked like when clueless ancien-régime conservatives were feebly clinging to their last levers of power, blissfully oblivious to the new America that was crashing down on their heads and reducing their antics to a sideshow as ridiculous as it was obsolescent ... read more

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  1. Wow! Kudos to the editor on this pick. I was, what's the expression?...Oh yes, 'tickled pink' to see Rich rub the good ol' boys' noses in it on the same day I did, and in much the same terms, in my own humble blog. Ecstatic to see that a writer for a paper of the Times' stature would recognize these confirmation hearings for what they've been: a creaking, futile burlesque staged by a rusting troupe of robotic, knee-jerk dinosaurs.



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