Kagan's imminent confirmation, like Justice Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation last year, demonstrates that when the White House is faced with contained and discrete political choices, they are able to make good decisions.
To anyone outside the right-wing echo chamber, it is hardly a stretch to see that racism is alive and well in the US. That is exactly why we cannot let allegations of Sotomayor's "racism" go unchallenged.
Ricky Ricardo always got blindsided, then hustled by his ditzy wife. All she needed to do was apologize and maybe cry a little. Neither Sotomayor nor Senator Coburn seem like they'll be doing any weeping.