March 2022 Bar Bulletin
SCOTUS Rorschach Test
Why does the suggestion that the President would nominate a Black woman to be a supreme court justice raise any question of qualifications whatsoever? As my son and his friends say, honi soit qui mal y pense.
We should all be deeply offended that a person like Ilya Shapiro, who purports to be an educator, would make public statements that a Black woman nominee is a priori less qualified than others. Then Mr. Shapiro had the silliness to rationalize his comments as a means to fix the nation’s broken political dialogue. Ha ha. Ha ha.
I won’t comment on the insidious racism at the heart of social...