In our wood-paneled, chamber-like library today, the Atlantic Media empire's resident law guru, Stuart Taylor, Jr., debated the meaning of the Sotomayor pick with Atlantic editorial director Bob Cohn. Taylor is a columnist for National Journal and has been quite critical of Sotomayor, who he called a "devotee of identity politics." Check out our latest podcast here.
Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.