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Buddha Call

June 8th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

Peep the National Review‘s current “Wise” Sotomayor Caricature Cover:

Shit, man. Even at slantiest, the real Buddha is shut-eyed in deep meditation–not itty-bitty-slitty-chink-eyed!

Why do we get the feeling that even Mickey Rooney looks at this drawing and says, “Damn. Isn’t that kinda fucked up?”

[via Talking Points Memo]
[Salon: The National Review's baffling Sotomayor Cover]

Thanks, Jasmine!

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HONORASIAN ALERT: U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor

May 27th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

After the Sonia Sotomayor nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court was announced yesterday, a few of you wondered if Sotomayor, who is of Puerto Rican descent, wasn’t a little bit Asian. And who could blame you, really? Her eyes are kinda Asian. Her bio–immigrant parents, high school valedictorian, Princeton summa cum laude, Yale Law, bootstraps–is certainly Asian. She has the word “honorable” in her title (and, for that matter, she has a title). But it wasn’t until our pal Jeff Chang sent us this photo of Sotomayor and her twin nephews Conner and Corey (who were apparently born in Korea), that we knew for sure:

I mean, c’mon. The peace sign is a DEAD. GIVEAWAY.


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