Spoiled Brat Mode?


Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been making his rounds of Capitol Hill for meetings with Senators. To date, no Democrat has met with him. Such treatment of a Supreme Court nominee is unprecedented, and it looks to me like a snit fit by disappointed losers.

The choice of Antonin Scalia’s replacement and subsequent nominees to the Court was an issue in the 2016 elections. Trump won; Clinton lost. The Republican’s failure to confirm Merrick Garland to the Court was an issue in the 2016 elections. The Republicans retained control of the Senate; the Democrats lost. Schumer haz sad! What he and his fellow Democrats don’t have is the raw power to stop the Kavanaugh nomination.

It looks as if the Senate will advise and consent to the nomination with very few votes from Democrats. The Republicans have the votes to do it and to do it before the end of this Congress. It may be that the Democrats will flip the Senate in the next election, but that will be too late. Scalia and Kennedy will have been replaced with Gorsuch and Kavanaugh. If the Democrats flip the Senate, they will have some say in the choice of the replacement for the next vacancy (Ginsburg? Breyer?), but they will have to win some elections first. Do they really think that acting like spoiled brats will help them do that?

10 thoughts on “Spoiled Brat Mode?

  1. The leftist freak out over Kavanaugh’s nomination has been exceptional. But it is nothing…and I mean NOTHING….compared to the freak out we will see if either Ginsburg or Breyer leave the Court while Trump is still in office.

    • I do r even understand the freak out. I’ve seen nothing from the D side of the aisle that shows he’s not fit for the seat. At this point they are just making up shit they think might happen maybe perhaps.

  2. They’re so used to Republicans just rolling over and “compromising” that they don’t know what else to do.

  3. On the bright side, such behavior pretty much means Kavanaugh will never “grow” in office and move Left. The Dems will be very lucky if Roberts even edges a bit Left.

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