The GOP and Sotomayor

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The GOP response to President Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor seems to be walk softly and carry a huge magnifying glass. 

Also, you can listen here to a podcast about what to expect.

A GOP birdie reminds me that the Dems paid little heed to Hispanic voters when they filibustered Miguel Estrada’s nomination to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, often seen as a stepping stone to the Supreme Court. Though, one could argue, the landscape is completely different post-immigration reform and on a heightened level given the historic nature of this nomination.