Identity Politics

At her Atlantic Correspondents blog, Wendy Kaminer suggests the ACLU has unofficially endorsed Sonia Sotomayor based on idendity politics (the ACLU doesn't endorse judicial nominees, but Executive Director Anthony Romero mentioned his "veneration and personal belief in Judge Sotomayor" in a post to the group's blog), despite a "mixed" record of Sotomayor's rulings on the ACLU's issues.


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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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