Sonia Sotomayor claimed in a vaccine mandate hearing that over 100,000 children were in the hospital because of Covid and “many are on ventilators.” The CDC confirmed that Sotomayor was, in fact, lying when she said 100,000 children were in the hospital because of COVID.
As of right now, there are only a few thousand total children that have actually had to go the hospital for Covid, and a few hundred that have been on ventilators.
The fact that a sitting justice can be so grossly uninformed about the matter she is adjudicating is frighting for Americans that still value the Rule of Law. Clearly, Sotomayor believes in a more emotional approach to adjudicating, where the factuality of semantics is overridden by your feelings that are far superior to the subhumans just outside your elite tribe of noble understanding and being.
Fox News anchor Bret Baier confronted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky on Sunday, urging her to counter inaccurate claims about children hospitalized with COVID-19 made by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor during a hearing this week.
The nation’s top court on Friday heard arguments for and against President Joe Biden‘s mandate that America’s large companies must require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or take regular tests to ensure they do not have the novel coronavirus. While conservative justices appeared skeptical of the mandate, liberal justices—including Sotomayor—appeared supportive.
Sotomayor faced significant criticism, however, after she incorrectly claimed that
“over 100,000 children” were seriously ill with COVID-19, with “many on ventilators.” Government data actually showed as of January 8 that only a few thousand children were hospitalized with confirmed or suspected COVID-19—as some awaited the results of a…