Sotomayor was asked at a talk at Yale Law School later in the day about her use of the term “undocumented immigrants” rather than the traditional illegal alien. Sotomayor characterized the issue as a regulatory problem and said labeling immigrants criminals seemed insulting to her.
Great. Now we have a Justice who thinks calling criminals “criminals” is insulting.
Earlier she said,
…it was tough at first as justices made references that went over her head. She said joining the high court amounted to joining an ongoing conversation among justices who had served for years.
“I figure I may not be the smartest judge on the court….
Well, at least she gets that much right.
Here’s the best news: We probably have to suffer her for another 25 years.