This So-Called Post-Post-Racial Life

August 8, 2009

Post-Sotomayor Resignation: Mel Martinez (ex-R, FL)

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , — pprscribe @ 1:40 pm

It’s very, very hard not to see the timing as a statement.  Not just against the Republican’s attempted debasement of Sotomayor, and by association the Hispanic narrative in America. Martínez’s move, too, can been seen as another accomplished person of color—following Colin Powellflipping a metaphorical middle finger at all the Republicans have devolved into...

~That Minority Thing, on the resignation of Cuban-American Senator
Melquíades Rafael “Mel” Martínez

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