Tuesday, November 01, 2005

"Three Strikes"?

From the Philadelphia Inquirer:

Twice already this year, Gabriela Lemus hoped to hear the news that President Bush had made history and tapped the first Hispanic nominee to the Supreme Court.

Yesterday, her hopes were dashed again, when Bush named Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. - the son of an Italian immigrant - as his choice to fill the seat of retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

"Three strikes," said Lemus, the national director of policy and legislation for the League of United Latin American Citizens, lamenting what she called another missed opportunity.


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