Project 21’s Borelli to Speak About Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing on Fox News Channel Monday

Project 21 Fellow Deneen Borelli is scheduled to appear on the Fox News Channel’s online “Strategy Room” program on Monday, July 20 between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM eastern.

Deneen expects to discuss the judicial confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor. Deneen wrote about the nomination, and Sotomayor’s opinion on racial preferences, in a recent New Visions Commentary from Project 21.

In the commentary “Special Treatment and Sotomayor,” Deneen wrote:

After all of the significant strides that have been made for equal opportunity over the years, one would think that winners and losers today would no longer be decided based on skin color……But America changed.

From the White House to the worlds of sports, entertainment and corporate America, most blacks have moved on and are taking advantage of opportunities and leading successful, productive lives…

…Fortunately, the Court’s ruling on the Ricci case won’t allow the clock to continually be turned backward. But based on comments made by the nominee, Sonya Sotomayor could reinvigorate racial preferences.

This disturbing possibility puts change at a crossroads.

In light of the Court’s ruling in the Ricci case, Sotomayor’s opinions should be closely scrutinized to determine her judicial philosophy.

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