Media Inaccurately Refer to Sotomayor as Child of Immigrant Parents

A google search for "Sotomayor" and "immigrant parents" brings up 10 pages of results (including over 2,000 news pieces like this one, from the Baltimore Sun, which describes Obama's pick to replace retiring Supreme Court justice David Souter as having been "raised in a Bronx, N.Y., housing project by her Puerto Rican immigrant parents...")


Fun fact: Puerto Rico is part of the United States!

Like Sotomayor, I was born in New York city. I now live in California. Apparently, I'm an immigrant. The end.

PS: Talk about a tempest in a teapot; according to the WaPo, Sotomayor "stirred controversy by saying that judges' legal findings are informed by their own life experiences as well as their legal research." I can't imagine a more obvious statement of fact. 

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