Sotomayor Confirmation Hearings a Snooze Fest for Nephews
Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nephews Conner (2nd L) and Corey (2nd R) Sotomayor doze off during the opening statement during the confirmation hearings for their aunt before the Senate Judiciary Committee July 13, 2009 in Washington, DC. Sotomayor, now an appeals court judge and U.S. President Barack Obama?s first Supreme Court nominee, will become the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court if confirmed. Also pictured is Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) (R). (Getty Images)more pics » Sonia Sotomayor succeeded in staying awake despite a noticeable lack of cyrstal methamphetamine. (Getty Images)
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings began Monday, and the results were intense and electrifying. Or not. The first day passed uneventfully with plenty of baseball analogies, no real questions for the nominee, and a general opinion that Sotomayor, barring some weird revelation, is going to sail through the confirmation.
In short, it was boring.
So you can't really blame her two young nephews, Corey and Conner Sotomayor, for dozing off during the hours-long snooze fest. Seriously, it's worse than church. Here's another look at the drowsy duo.