08/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Defending "Wise Latina"

Dayo Olopade, of The Root, defends Sonia Sotomayor's controversial comment about the relative judicial merit of a "wise Latina woman."

It's a fact, Dayo argues, as a Latina, Sotomayor has more life experience and knowledge of America than John Roberts -- experience that goes beyond "White People Land."