Posted by | June 22, 2009 11:00 | Filed under: Top Stories

Forget about whether the Sotomayor nomination is good for the court and for the country, the GOP is disappointed that she’s not a political lightening rod, as that’s what raises money.


“She doesn’t have the punch out there in terms of fundraising and recruiting, I think — at least so far,” said Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), who most likely will be elected as the No. 4 Republican in Senate leadership this week.

 

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“I don’t think she’s the kind of person that invites that kind of reaction,” said Sen. Mel Martinez (R-Fla.) of the possibility of making major political gains over Sotomayor’s nomination. “I don’t think her judicial record warrants the ability to do that with her.”

 

 

Oh, so that’s what the opposition to Judge Sotomayor is about: how Republicans can use this to fill coffers.

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