Newt Gingrich on Twitter: Sonia Sotomayor 'Racist', Should Withdraw

Just a day after President Obama announced he was nominating appellate court judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, the battle over her confirmation has begun with former House speaker Newt Gingrich branding her a racist and saying she should withdraw. Gingrich today joined the chorus of conservatives such as Ann Coulter and Rush Limbaugh, who called Sotomayor a "reverse racist." The accusations are aimed at comments Sotomayor made during a 2001 lecture at the University of...Full Story
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