Sessions claims Roberts and Alito answered questions more ‘crisply’ and with more ‘clarity’ than Sotomayor.


Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), who has been searching for excuses to vote against Judge Sonia Sotomayor, said on CNN today that Sotomayor’s testimony was “muddled” and lacked clarity. “I do think Roberts and Alito are far superior in terms of answering questions crisply and with clarity and having very little inconsistencies in what they said,” Sessions claimed. The Senate Democratic Leadership office quickly assembled a video reminding Sessions of how “crisply” Roberts and Alito dodged questions that they didn’t want to answer:

Ian Millhiser writes that Sessions clearly “doesn’t remember the Roberts and Alito hearings very well.”