The Corner

Alito and Race

In his opening statement, Sen. Ted Kennedy said, “In an era when America is still too often divided by race and by riches, Judge Alito has not written one single opinion on the merits in favor of a person of color alleging race discrimination on the job. In fifteen years on the bench, not one.”

Moments ago, Republicans released a list of four opinions — Reynolds v. USX Corp., Zubi v. AT&T Corp., Smith v. Davis, and Goosby v. Johnson & Johnson — in which, GOP senators say, Alito ruled for employees claiming racial discrimination.

Byron York is is the author of The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy.

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