Judge Sotomayor's Comments Mirror Justices Scalia and Alito
Since President Obama first announced Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals of New York as his nominee, Conservatives have been raising their voices, trumpeting the incorrectness of her articulated positions, with two comments dominating the airways for several days.
However, Jason Linkins of the Huffington Post notes Judge Sotomayor's comments regarding the court of appeals being where policy is made was stated similarly by Justice Scalia in a majority opinion in 2002.
Judge Sotomayor has also been criticized for stating her ethnic background influences her decision making process. A similar admission has been made by Justice Alito.
Justices Scalia and Alito are considered to be conservative judges.
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