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BREAKING: Sonia is it!

by Jeremy Hooper

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Sonia Sotomayor will be Pres. Obama's Supreme Court nominee. Official announcement at 10:15AM (ET).

**UPDATE: The official annouancement:

**MORE: We're still searching her gay rights record. Though we do know that she once preserved the the right of grown men to parade around in tight pants during the dog days summer.

**MORE: In 1998, the Family Research Council gave Sonia one of their snarky "Court Jesters Awards," which is meant to dishonor judges that they consider "activist." So obviously that's a good thing.

**MORE: Expect to see the right widely circulate this clip:

But when they do, this is the version they will of course use this truncated version:

FreeRepublic is already doing so.

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And this is on And in 2005, when Sotomayor spoke on a Duke University forum, she said, "All of the legal defense funds out there, they're looking for people with court of appeals experience" because "the court of appeals is where policy is made."

Posted by: Craig | May 26, 2009 10:10:44 AM

I will bet that those who dislike her appointment will be more likely to use the the "truncated version." It is more likely to fire up the "legislating from the bench" people and that will just give her appointment's opponents more allies.

Side note: "truncated version" is such an apt description! I love it!

Posted by: DanM | May 26, 2009 12:15:29 PM

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