Her historical moment … “In her historical moment, during her discussion in chambers, Sonia Sotomayor must not allow the SCOTUS to weasel out of an answer ….. Whether the Court rules “sovereign” or “territory,” it must rule one way or the other. It can not – must not – be allowed to evade this question.”
…. it’s time to come clean! It’s time for a “definition”. The people of Puerto Rico have been waiting for this answer since the invasion of 1898!!
When Sonia Sotomayor de Noonan was confirmed as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009, it was hailed as a progressive moment for Latinos, minorities and women.
Sonia was ready for her close-up. She was quite adept during her confirmation hearings, and showed no media reticence. Sonia was not shy.
Sonia during her confirmation hearings
Upon her confirmation Sonia was embraced by the media, and she embraced them.
There was a Time Magazine cover:
A New Republic cover:
A Latina cover:
A Commonwealth cover:
A Diabetes Forecast cover:
A National Geographic Kids cover:
A Sonia Sotomayor children’s book:
A Daily News cover:
She danced with Esai Morales:
Hung out with the first family:
She received $1.175 million for her memoir My Beloved World, ghost-written by Zara Houshmand and published by Alfred A. Knopf.
And now she appears regularly on national television:
None of this is…
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