As Judge Sonia Sotomayor prepares for her Supreme Court confirmation hearings, these remarks from a speech delivered eight years ago, are drawing fire: "I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life."

Responding to those comments on Twitter former House Speaker Newt Gingrich wrote, "White man racist nominee would be forced to withdraw. Latina woman racist should also withdraw." For more on this story, click here.

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