’s new story is a humorous snapshot of what we and Judge Sotomayor can expect during the hearings this summer. Courtesy of the Applied Research Center’s research director, Dom Apollon.

My favorite lines:

“Nominee pops champagne in celebration of lifetime appointment and sends off-the-record messages through surrogates to hostile Senate Judiciary Committee members and heads of opposing interest groups that they can collectively “besame las buttocks.”

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