Bad enough that Sotomayor thinks that race, gender and affluence should influence your standing before the law- a view shared by Obama it must be said- but now it seems like there may be an element of nepotism in her nomination-
Judge Sotomayor referenced Harvard Professor Martha Minow on a couple of occasions within her speech as a former classmate. Minow was actually one of Barack Obama’s professors at Harvard Law. In fact, Minow recommended him for his first legal job with Sidley Austin where her father was a Managing Partner. And of course Sidley Austin is where Obama met Michelle.
As Verum Serum notes- it's a small world. Especially, it would, seem when you're the President of the United States. As has been noted during the campaign season Obama inhabited a remarkably small universe of liberals and radicals. Let's just add, for the record, that Sidley Austin was the legal firm linked to Bill Ayers' father- and the company which also happened to employ Bernardine Dohrn.
Sotomayor's nomination- nepotism or remakable coincidence?