Democrats are desperate. They know how important Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court will be, and they are pulling out all the stops in an effort to either a) prevent his confirmation or b) taint his reputation enough to forever cast a cloud over any decisions he may write for the court. At The American Spectator, Scott McKay writes (abridged):
This (judge Kavanaugh) is a distinguished jurist who had endured no less than SIX background investigations by the FBI which uncovered none of these scurrilous allegations; if there was a pattern of sexual misbehavior by Brett Kavanaugh our premier investigative agency would surely have uncovered it. No red flags turned up — not until a bunch of partisan Democrat political operatives desperate to prevent a doctrinaire constitutionalist judge from taking Anthony Kennedy’s swing vote seat on the Supreme Court decided to pull out all the stops in pursuit of that agenda.
What these people have done to Kavanaugh isn’t the usual Washington political antics — and that says much. After all, it’s still very much in the national memory what Democrats in the Senate tried to do to Clarence Thomas, and what they did to Robert Bork. In the case of Bork the Democrats, led by the serial sexual abuser Ted Kennedy, whose drunken extramarital antics included an actual body count.
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