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Sonia Sotomayor: The True American Dream

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  • Posted August 20, 2010

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    Truly Not That Special

    It is always wonderful to hear a story of anyone with such a background achieving in America. That being said, there is truly nothing here that is new about Justice Sotomayor nor anything overly praiseworthy.
    It is clearly true that she is a Justice on the SCOTUS only for being a Latina. Anyone who thinks otherwise is just not using common sense. There was/are many more judges much more qualified and talented, male and female. For a story of a highly talented lawyer and hispanic immigrant, one should look at Miguel Estrada instead.
    Summary: inspiring story for anyone who has multiple minority statuses and are openly liberal.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2010

    A Woman

    The review of Anonymous (of curse) who write "A PUFF PIECE" just show obvious racism. That's why is Anonymous and possible white men. WHAT A SHAME! You have to write a review on the book no the woman.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2010

    A Puff Piece

    This is a completely biased account of a judge whose professional accomplishments and qualifications did not merit her appointment for a seat on the SCOTUS. She was gender and ethnic selected (a "wise Latina") and she will unfortunately be a real low light in the history of the court. This book attempts to showcase the feel-good aspects of a very modestly talented lawyer reaching a postion for which so is so unqualified on many levels. There is much more information available on Sotomayor where one can see a more complete persona than to waste your time with this inflated and biased bio by an author who is obviously very much in awe for reasons that are never developed. Skip this one.

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2010

    dont' bother

    only to be read by those who want to know more about what's already known. Nothing new here-move along

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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