IN WAR: RESOLUTION. IN DEFEAT: DEFIANCE. IN VICTORY: MAGNANIMITY. IN PEACE: GOODWILL.
Winston Spencer Churchill.
Judge Jacqueline Schwartz, if nothing else, has shown us that she is no WSC.
In Victory? Piss off the Miami Hispanic community.
This is what she said about her reelection:
When Schwartz won reelection Tuesday over lawyer Frank Bocanegra, she issued a statement saying voters had "gone past the days when any nondescript Hispanic could go on the ballot and defeat any Anglo sitting judge."
David Ovalle's article on Schwartz's latest misstep is here.
The Cuban-American Bar Association fired back:
In a letter sent to her on Wednesday, the Cuban American Bar Association said "the statement is incompatible with your duties as a judge and with the dignity of judicial office."
Her "troubling" words suggest that "some or all of your Hispanic colleagues on the bench achieved their positions by virtue of a 'nondescript Hispanic name' and not because of their hard work, professionalism and other qualifications," CABA President Ricardo Martinez-Cid wrote.
Schwartz tossed the letter in the trash before going out for a lunch of Arroz con pollo, or maybe as David Ovalle likes to muse, arroz con mango. (she didn't really do that as far as we know).
Remember that during the campaign Schwartz told a store clerk to "Go F themselves" when they refused to take down a large Bocanegra sign. (See our post in September "...And the horse you rode in on."
Next up for Judge Schwartz: why battered women need to toughen up and stop complaining.
In other news, the Lunch and Learn Seminar for November on "Ethics and Ethnic Sensitivities in Miami" to be taught by Judge Jacqueline Schwartz has been unfortunately postponed until never and a day.
See You In Court, where gone are the days....nah. Not gonna do it. Wouldn't be prudent.
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