This So-Called Post-Post-Racial Life

May 26, 2009

From Nancy Drew to SCOTUS Nominee

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — pprscribe @ 6:31 pm

It’s my understanding that Judge Sotomayor’s interest in the law was sparked as a young girl by reading the Nancy Drew series  — and that when she was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of eight, she was informed that people with diabetes can’t grow up to be police officers or private investigators like Nancy Drew.  And that’s when she was told she’d have to scale back her dreams….

~President Barack Obama, on his nomination of
Judge Sonia Sotomayor as Supreme Court Justice

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