The Corner

Sotomayor’s Demeanor

The Times has a piece this morning on her “nasty” “combative” style. I doubt nothing. But a Brooklyn-born-and-raised right-wing male of Italian heritage made the point to me last night that this could just be the New Yorker’s burden. We don’t always come off the most graceful or subtle. Our books wind up with titles like Liberal Fascism (which I’m just plugging for a fellow New York native — Jonah was upper East side, I was lower West side — because it comes out in paperback Tuesday).

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