Monday, June 8, 2009
Does a Judge's Gender Matter? Ask "Proud" Laura Bush
Perhaps she's showing the grace of a former White House resident, but Laura Bush's comments regarding Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court directly contradict the rhetoric conservatives have used to portray her as a biased and unqualified jurist. Appearing on Good Morning America, Bush said that: "As a woman, I'm proud that there might be another woman on the court. I wish her well." She also described Sotomayor as "a very interesting and good nominee."