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Thursday, October 04, 2018

John Oliver: Kavanaugh

John Oliver shows why Kavanaugh is unfit for the Supreme Court. This bit of what he said especially struck me as true ....

I genuinely cannot see a single good reason for picking Kavanaugh over a replacement candidate, because you know deep down any judge they choose is almost certainly going to restrict abortion rights. You don't need to choose an unhinged partisan with multiple accusations of sexual misconduct hanging over him. So it feels like they're doing this just to deliver a 'f*ck you' to Democrats, and even more directly, a 'f*ck you' to women.

Because when this week began, the biggest fear for many was that the committee would not believe Christine Blasey Ford. But by the time the week ended, it seemed that something darker might have happened, because it seemed that the response was 'oh we believe you, we just don't care' ...


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