Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor takes more gifts than any other justice

 December 30, 2023

Democrats have been attacking Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for alleged corruption related to gifts that he has accepted during his time on the court.

Senators Dick Durbin (D-NY) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) have been leading the charge against Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito and are demanding that the Supreme Court adopt a code of ethics.

Ignoring the fact that the Senate attempting to regulate the Supreme Court is a clear violation of separation of powers, it turns out that Democrats are going after the wrong justices in the nation's highest court.

Durbin chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee and has used his position to accuse conservative justices of corruption and has gone as far as to subpoena individuals associated with those justices.

But it became quickly apparent that Democrats in the Senate are using ethics concerns as a shield to disguise a blatantly political attack on the Supreme Court.

Sotomayor guilty

Democrats have claimed that gifts received by Thomas and Alito suggest corruption in the court and yet it is Justice Sonia Sotomayor who receives the most gifts.

Listening to the mainstream media you would be led to believe that Thomas has become obscenely wealthy due to his position. However, in reality Thomas actually has a lower net worth than both Sotomayor and Justice Elena Kagan.

Chief Justice John Roberts is the wealthiest with an estimated net worth ranging between $9 million and $27 million.

The nature of financial disclosure requirements for Supreme Court justices makes it difficult for exact net worth to be determined but these figures are derived from available disclosure documents.

Nonetheless if receiving gifts is a sign of corruption, Sotomayor is far more guilty than Thomas is.

Not only has Sotomayor received more than Thomas, she has also faced allegations of using tax-payer funded resources to push her books, which earns her massive sums annually. But Democrats don't care about liberal Sotomayor, they care about conservative Thomas.

Political attack

Ever since the Supreme Court gained a conservative majority, the Democrat Party has been looking for ways to undermine the court or eliminate one of the court's conservative justices in order to shift it in their favor.

Democrats have even gone as far as to try and expand the Supreme Court, a move that betrays just how willing they are to subvert our nation's supposedly non-partisan entities.

No American should be fooled by the Democrat Party's inconsistent concerns about ethics on the Supreme Court. The only thing they care about is swinging the ideological curve of the court back in their favor to enable their progressive agenda.

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