NBC Reporter: Obama Supporters Won’t Like That Garland as SCOTUS Pick Is ‘White Male’
When announcing Barack Obama‘s Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland on MSNBC, NBC reporter Ron Allen said that the pick would likely anger Obama supporters because Garland is white and male.
“There’s going to be a lot of concern about this choice by many people who are Obama supporters who wanted to see more diversity on the court. This selection is a white male,” he pointed out.
“Sri Srinivasan would have been the first South-Asian selection on the court. There are a number of other African-Americans, other women who were under consideration. So that is a concern,” Allen said.
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