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Day 3 Wrap-up: What was said

July 16, 2009

Straight from AP Courtside Blog, the blog offering the best inside coverage of the hearing:  The top 5 things from Wednesday’s coverage:

5. Sen. Ricky Ricardo. Sen. Tom Coburn evoked a 1950s TV show in a quip responding to Sotomayor‘s scenario about what he might do if she — hypothetically, of course — attacked him. “You’ll have a lot of ‘splainin’ to do,” Coburn said, to laughter from the crowd and Sotomayor. What he said — and how he said it — was a riff on a Hispanic television character, Ricky Ricardo, whose accent is now widely considered a broad parody. One woman in the audience, Yvette Melendez from Glastonbury, Conn., said: “I personally did not think it was appropriate.”

Read the rest here.

The GOP don’t seem satisfied with the judge’s explanation of  “wise Latina.”

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