Why does it matter that Judge Sotomayor is Hispanic?
Senators need to be checked. Some don’t care about what is being said, but instead who is saying it. So, now we have Hispanic (doesn’t matter) Judge Sotomayor getting grilled by Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama who thinks her personal background (as a Hispanic) is going to effect her ability to judge. This is funny considering Senator Sessions didn’t care about “personal background” when he voted aye for Justice Samuel Alito.
If it didn’t matter then, then it shouldn’t matter now.