So said Judge Sotomaytor in response to a question by Sen. Kohl on racial discrimination and diversity.
But what about Chief Justice Roberts’s elegant statement to the contrary on racial relations and equality: “The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.”
What “effort” matters, too. Does she mean still more state-sanctioned or -required discrimination? That’s a question to which the Senate must demand a response.