Category Archives: Sotomayor Nomination

Regarding Morally Odious Morons

By Friday, May 29 – the end of May – it had become clear that the political party no longer in power, the Republicans, had imploded. It was the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, and the de … Continue reading

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Identity Politics as Surreal Performance Art

When what was once terribly important is, for some reason, no longer that important, and what was used to sway public opinion and taste mysteriously simply stops working, what you have left is camp – whatever it was is now … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, Dog Whistle Politics, Identity Politics, La Raza, Sonia Sotomayor, Sotomayor Nomination, Tom Tancredo | Leave a comment