Racism in Sotomayor's 2001 'Latina' Talk?

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Newt Gingrich has backed off and even Rush Limbaugh has moderated his tone after both claimed that Judge Sonia Sotomayor was a “racist.”  It's all about a 2001 speech she made at Bolt Hall Law School at the University of California, Berkeley. So what did the audience think then? Sotomayor said that what she called a “wise Latina” would usually reach a better judicial conclusion than a white male. That set off an outcry from opponents to her appointment to the US Supreme Court. Naftali Bendavid is national correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.

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Guest:
Naftali Bendavid - National Correspondent, Wall Street Journal

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner