At Last, Someone to Stand up for the White Man!

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"At Last, Someone to Stand up for the White Man!"

One issue I’m interested in with regard to the Supreme Court is civil liberties and executive power. On most issues, I basically assume that anyone who Obama picks is going to have views I’m satisfied with. But Democratic presidents are, you know, presidents and often don’t worry too much about presidential power run amok. So I thought I’d look and see what the libertarian Cato Institute has to say about Sonia Sotomayor’s record, since they follow these issues closely.

Well, Roger Pilon slams her as “the most radical of all the frequently mentioned candidates before him.” In the course of his condemnation he mentions her ruling in just one case, Ricci, and makes no effort to mount an argument on the merits against her position. In a second Cato post on Sotomayor, Ilya Shapiro slams her as an “Identity Politics over Merit” pick. In the course of his condemnation he mentions her ruling in just one case, Ricci, and makes no effort to mount an argument on the merits against her position.

Thank God there’s a think tank looking out for the white men of the world.

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