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ELENA KAGAN: Jurist ‘identities’ vs. qualifications

Letter by Carol Ferguson, Bonney Lake on May 12, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 15 Comments »
May 12, 2010 1:14 pm

Five words into Patrick O’Callahan’s column (TNT, 5-12), he sets the tone for the entire piece. He implies that Elena Kagan shouldn’t be considered for the Supreme Court because she isn’t an evangelical Protestant. And she went to Harvard, and she’s from New York, and Ivy League chools are intolerant, and on and on.

All I can say is, “I dream of a day when we are judged by the content of our character, and not the color of our skin, or ethnic identity, or religious affiliation, or gender or…..”

This whole column is “fail.”

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