Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh refused to follow Newt Gingrich’s lead and back down from calling Sonia Sotomayor a racist today. In fact, he doubled down on his statements, once again proclaiming, “It’s racism. It’s reverse racism, whatever, but it’s still racism. She would bring a form of racism, bigotry to the court.” But then he went on to note that this racist was also a Catholic, and therefore might be more inclined to help overturn Roe v. Wade, in which case he might support her. Because Catholics all think alike. [HuffPo, Page/Time]
“It’s clear,” O’Neill said that Pantaleo “can no longer” carry out the job as a New York City police officer.