Day: July 17, 2009

Willful Blindness

As the Sotomayor hearings wind down, we await the news of how many Republicans on the committee will vote in favor of her nomination. That’s the only part of the story yet to be written. Everyone else will suspend all critical analysis. All it takes is for her to make a statement that totally contradicts everything she has ever said previously, and the media, etc., fall all over themselves accepting the new statement without question. I call this “willful blindness.”… Read more »