Sotomayor!

by Team Politics
Monday, June 1st, 2009

Looks like Organizing for America is trying to garner public support for Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court appointment through an Obama-style personality drive. This isn’t a bad idea, necessarily, but I just don’t think she has the charisma (or a short enough name) for this to really work. Let’s compare:

Succinct, regal, etc. Blah blah blah, all the things we know about Obama. Now, the Sotomayor image (available here).


Ehh, not so much. Like 97 letters, and the exclamation point just reeks of desperation. I dunno, it doesn’t look like her appointment has any chance of being blocked, so maybe this is an experiment for future appointments and legislative action that the admin wants to get done.

One Response to “Sotomayor!”

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