more good points on the kavanaugh mess this time by buchanan and we can only wonder where this will be going next;
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court was approved
on an 11-10 party-line vote Friday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Yet his confirmation is not assured.
Sen. Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, has demanded and gotten as
the price of his vote on the floor, a weeklong delay. And the GOP Senate
has agreed to Democrat demands for a new FBI investigation of all
credible charges of sexual abuse against the judge.
Astonishing. With a quarter century in public service, Kavanaugh has
undergone six FBI field investigations. They turned up nothing like the
charges of sexual misconduct leveled against him these last two weeks.
In his 30 hours of public testimony before the judiciary committee
prior to Thursday, no senator had raised an issue of a sexual
But if Brett Kavanaugh is elevated to the Supreme Court, it will be
because, in his final appearance, he tore up the script assigned to him.
He set aside his judicial demeanor to fight for his good name with the
passion and righteous rage of the innocent and good man he believes
himself to be.
He turned an inquisition into his character and conduct as a teenager
into a blazing indictment of the Democratic minority for what they were
doing to his reputation and his family.
Rather than play the role of penitent, Kavanaugh did what Clarence
Thomas did 30 years before. He attacked the character, conduct and
motives of his Democratic accusers.