Critics have begun to voice a new criticism of President Bush's nominee after Katrina demolished parts of the Gulf Coast. Sen. Barack Obama, a black Democrat, worries that the nominee has not taken racial issues seriously in his judicial thinking. Speaking about the black residents of New Orleans, who were the storm's most visible victims, Dean said that Roberts' "entire legal career appears to be about making sure those folks don't have the same rights everybody else does."
Starmail - 13. Sep, 12:14