Re: Poll: Nearly half support Sotomayor's confirmation
Originally Posted by Spencer Collins
At the end of the day the public tends to support the president's prerogative in his selection.There are consequences involved with losing an election.I'm no fan of Sotomayor's because of my opposition to affirmative action,that said..I doubt the balance of the court will change that much.However...will her sympathy for the plight of illegals affect her decisions when it comes to upholding the rule of law? I do have some concerns...
It was established today that Sotomayor rejected requests for asylum at an 83% rate, the median for her circuit. I have full confidence that she would follow stare decisis.
The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to permit the conquered Eastern peoples to have arms. History teaches that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by doing so.
-- Hitler, April 11 1942