She got her job on a "diversity" basis, and not a "quality" basis and the results are obvious. She is well qualified and any more that 3 hours spent is a waste of congress. The phrase "high time" means "well past due". I think we need to be very careful with whom we entrust the "keys to the kingdom". He received a unanimous confirmation vote in the U. We the people lost and we are all paying the bill for the misguided plans and messes created. In answer to some of the comments on this topic, true justice cannot be achieved if the people who are applying it lack diversity.
Yet she admitted some concern over what her eight colleagues might now make of her. In a competitive world, her abilities, intellect and experience would qualify her as a paralegal. Skunky on January 14, at You are kidding, right? I do not say diversity is a bad thing:
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This woman's 15 minutes of fame were up the day Clarence Thomas was put on the court. If the law were so clear, only unanimous decisions would be rendered, and appeals wouldn't be considered. I don't know where all these people get the idea that the Supreme Court is supposed to be a representation of the nation's populace. An interesting turn of events! Her claim to fame is accusing Justice Thomas of sexual harassment That is enough to show that she is not qualified to even be a judge, let alone be on the supreme court.
They are to be the strongest advocates of the law itself and social context is not supposed to sway them. I'm tired of this cliche and over played topic. What counts on the Court is knowledge of the law, a respect for the true meaning of the constitution, and a diversity of thought, not of color or gender. We have too many judges who try to rule based on their "opinions" and experience. As a matter of cold hard fact, the foundations upon which this great nation was built came from a long line of white European christian leaders. When they started looking for a new judge, their criteria was female and latino.