Opinion

Commentary: No surprise, no meaning to GOP senators opposing Sotomayor

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday during the third day of confirmation hearings.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday during the third day of confirmation hearings. MCT

In the end, it doesn't matter a whit. But GOP Sens. Chuck Grassley and Jeff Sessions now say they will oppose Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court appointment.

The media are dutifully reporting the senators' objections today as if they really matter.

They don't.

In fact — with at least five GOP senators already saying they are on Sotomayor's side — she will easily be confirmed if and when the Senate gets around to it, probably in early August.

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