Less than a week after being announced as the new executive director of Georgetown Law’s Center for the Constitution, Ilya Shapiro tweeted yesterday that Chief Judge Sri Srinivasan of the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is “objectively” the best pick for the U.S. Supreme Court and that any nominee President Joe Biden selects will be a “lesser black woman.”
Shapiro later deleted the tweet, but Mark Stern, a Georgetown Law alum and staff writer at Slate, shared a screenshot of it this morning:
I hate to draw attention to this troll because attention is what he craves. But now that @GeorgetownLaw has hired him, I feel an obligation to condemn his overt and nauseating racism, which has been a matter of public record for some time. I am deeply ashamed of my alma mater. pic.twitter.com/OQaHPzZ8gK
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