Much attention, however, focused on Judge Sotomayor’s remark in 2001: "I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life."Okay, Sen. Collins wants context. How about, y'know, reading the speech?
Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, who voted to confirm Judge Sotomayor in 1998, said she needed a fuller explanation and would request one at a meeting set for Thursday. "I need to know what the context of that comment was," Ms. Collins said.
Hint: A link to it--and some sane right-wing commentary--can be found here.