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"She sticks commas into clauses randomly," - Heather Mac Donald.

Sotomayor, it should be said, is not a good writer. But there's something a little off-key about this kind of thinly veiled criticism of someone fluent in Spanish being appointed to SCOTUS:

The following paragraph from the “Wise Latina” speech is thoroughly representative. It contains both glaring bloopers and more subtly off-key notes that demonstrate a deafness to the conventions of English style.
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