Letter: Ketanji’s response to answer mystifying

Published 2:50 pm Sunday, April 10, 2022

Paul L. Veazey

Lake Charles

The U.S. Senate recently confirmed the appointment of someone touted as the first black woman Supreme Court Justice, who testified under oath she cannot define the word, “woman.”

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Since Justice-to-be Jackson claims not to know what a woman is, she apparently doesn’t know whether, when Justice Breyer retires, she will actually be the first black woman Justice.

Of course any reasonably intelligent middle schooler could tell Justice-in-waiting Jackson that a woman is an adult female human being or, as Merriam-Webster Online puts it, “an adult female person.”