Grassley’s Kangaroo Court

The Left has turned the High Court into an über-legislature for imposing on the country the social-justice-warrior policy agenda that they cannot ride to victory at the ballot box.
The Left has turned the High Court into an über-legislature for imposing on the country the social-justice-warrior policy agenda that they cannot ride to victory at the ballot box.

So now it looks like next Thursday.

On Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s manifestly meritorious nomination to the Supreme Court, what was supposed to be the vote out of the Senate Judiciary Committee this past Thursday now appears to be sliding into a hearing to be held next Thursday. Or, who knows, maybe a Thursday or two after that. Or maybe The First of Never — though even that would undoubtedly be postponed to The Twelfth of Never.

Delay, delay, delay. It is what the Democrats want and it is what the Democrats are getting. They took the measure of their opposition and figured the GOP would bring a knife to a gunfight. From the first day of the confirmation hearing, committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) ceded control of the proceedings to the minority — in particular, to its ever-harder-Left, mak show presidential primary contestants.

It’s a kangaroo court.

Understand, this is not about Christine Blasey Ford. She’s a tool — a quite willing tool, but a tool all the same. This is not even about the eminently qualified federal circuit-court judge Brett Kavanaugh — it would be no different regardless of which nominee President Trump selected in consultation with White House counsel Don McGahn, the Federalist Society, the Heritage Foundation, and the rest of the originalist, conservative legal community come of age. Democrats do not want a model of constitutional fidelity and judicial restraint elevated to the Supreme Court. End of story.

And who can blame them? Republicans did not want the eminently qualified federal circuit-court judge Merrick Garland to be elevated to the Supreme Court.

The only difference is that Republicans had the majority and the rules on their side. Now Democrats are out to prove that if you abuse the process until it becomes a circus, the rules don’t matter. The steroid effect of their media echo chamber can overcome any thin, fraidy-scared GOP majority.

[Good Read]

See Also:

(1) The Flawed Statistic That’s Helping Poison the Brett Kavanaugh Debate

(2) Democrats float more Kavanaugh investigations, impeachment even if he is confirmed

(3) NYT: Kavanaugh Has No Right to Presumption of Innocence, ‘Politics’ Should Decide His Guilt Instead

(4) Ford ‘accepts’ request to testify about alleged Kavanaugh assault, lawyers request Thursday hearing

(5) How Feinstein is conspiring to destroy Kavanaugh

(5) Senate Judiciary Twitter Account Drops Fact Bombs On Democrats

(6) Kavanaugh, DeSantis and the Human Cost of Fake News

(7) Brett Kavanaugh and the Star Chamber

(8) Kavanaugh Should Respond Like Clarence Thomas

(9) Christine Blasey Ford demands Kavanaugh testify first, not be allowed to rebut her testimony

(10) Christine Blasey Ford could indeed be lying

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Surely the western civilized world is astonished at the disgusting state of politics in the USA. I doubt many of them are laughing at this sick joke because the demise of this democratic republic will have serious negative repercussions across the free world. The vast majority of Americans should rightfully be appalled and equally furious at what the Democrats are doing. Come November we will all find out. This entire debacle has absolutely nothing legitimately to do with any 36 year old alleged conduct of Judge Kavanaugh and everything to do about power. Specifically the power to enact legislation through… Read more »