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Diversity on the court?

Supposedly, Elena Kagan would bring more diversity to the Supreme Court. This claim reminds us of the super-ethnocentric native Jeru-salemite who inquires of that oddity, an American Jew, where he’s from — “from Brooklyn, or Queens, or Manhattan?” Elena Kagan is from Manhattan. Ruth Bader Ginsberg is from Brooklyn. Sonia Sotomayor is from the Bronx. Both Sotomayor and Kagan are from Princeton. Two of the three women are Jewish (so is Stephen Breyer), not to mention, liberal of the New York variety. The other six justices are Catholic. We don’t see much diversity in the new Supreme Court.

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