Sonia Sotomayor: Sometimes I Wanted to Bash Scalia With a Baseball Bat


Hey … hell knows no fury like a pissed off Latina!! … and that she is: Latina!!

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A report by Mark Joseph Stern for Slate Magazine.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg saw operas with him. Justice Elena Kagan went hunting with him. Justice Stephen Breyer traded playful barbs with him. But one liberal justice never fully succumbed to Antonin Scalia’s charm: Sonia Sotomayor. During arguments, Sotomayor often watched Scalia with a leery gaze, as though she were dreading the next trolly statement to leave his mouth. When it inevitably did, other justices wore a practiced look of long-suffering amusement. Sotomayor remained frozen in a steely stare.

On Monday, during a Q&A session at the University of Minnesota, Sotomayor confirmed that Scalia’s outré quips sometimes infuriated her. “There are things he’s said on the bench,” the baseball fan told the audience, “where if I had a baseball bat, I might have used it.”

Sotomayor added, however, that losing Scalia was like losing a family member, and that…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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