May 29, 2009

The Woman Who Saved Baseball

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More great visual pitching from the White House for Sonia Sotomayor (new pics being released day-by-day):

She’s the woman who saved baseball, and what’s more all-American than that? (Not to say Red Sox fans might take exception to certain allegiances.) But then, the most telling element here? No, not the Tigers logo on top of the dugout. It’s the little blue-and-white alert sign (who said Rush Limbaugh?) opposite the nephews.

(11: 25 am PST – slightly edited)

(image: Sotomayor family via The White House via AP. caption: This undated handout photo provided by the White House shows Sonia Sotomayor with her nephews Conner and Corey Sotomayor at Yankee Stadium in New York. Earlier this week, President Barack Obama nominated Sotomayor to the Supreme Court to replace the retiring Justice David Souter)

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