Justice Sotomayor mispronounces Kamala’s name during swearing-in

Justice Sotomayor mispronounces Kamala’s name during swearing-in
Wise Latina Sonia Sotomayor (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – No excuses. The ‘wise Latina’ had plenty of opportunity to hear the name spoken in recent months. But it makes no difference in any case since Harris has mispronounced her own name. Let’s go to the videotape.]

Is Sonia Sotomayor a racist?

If you’re using leftist logic from only a few months ago, that seems to be the case.

In the past, conservatives who mistakenly pronounced Harris’ first name as something other than “Comma-la” were said to be engaging in “racist” behavior, according to numerous leftist outlets.

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That argument will likely be soon forgotten … given the fact that Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor made that error during the Biden-Harris inauguration ceremony, mistakenly emphasizing the second syllable in the vice president’s first name.

Given that “Kamala” is not a commonly used name in America, this mistake on the part of Sotomayor and others should be seen as understandable.

An Aug. 21 article in The Associated Press, titled “Democrats see racism in GOP mispronunciations of ‘Kamala,’” suggested mispronunciations were deliberately targeted at marginalizing Harris.

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