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Democrats finally at long last get their just deserts
« on: September 11, 2018, 04:06:44 PM »
but they still need to get more, for all the destructive things they've done.

Democrats finally get their just deserts

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/on-the-supreme-court-democrats-finally-get-their-just-deserts-31-years-later

High time, too. I wish Robert Bork were still alive to see this.

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On the Supreme Court, Democrats finally get their just deserts 31 years later.

Are you happy now, Teddy Kennedy? Are you happy, Joe Biden? Are you happy now, Harry Reid? It’s due to the things that you did and said that Donald J. Trump is now naming his second Supreme Court justice in under two years in office. It is your fault that the once courtly process of Supreme Court appointments turned into the blood-and-thunder-eye-gouging drama that we hate and we live through today.

It was 31 years ago, in 1987, that Edward M. Kennedy burst on the floor of the Senate to tell us all that with Robert Bork on the Supreme Court, “women would be forced Into back-alley abortions,” blacks would eat at segregated lunch counters, writers and artists could be censored at the whim of the government, and the freedom of millions would hang by a thread.

Before it was over, liberals would raise and spend over $10 million in negative ads (quite a sum at the time) and in lobbying efforts. They would threaten black witnesses with career-ending reprisals and seize and search records of video rentals for signs of blue movies that were never found.

As Steve Hayward says, “The demagogic nature of the public campaign against him made it a watershed moment in American politics, permanently deforming the nomination process as for the judiciary, with ideological battles now extending to the lower federal courts as well.” How true this was proven in 1991, when Kennedy’s office unleashed Anita Hill upon Clarence Thomas, though with less success.....

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I tell you, Teddy must've been the most vile U.S. Senator of the twentieth century.

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Re: Democrats finally at long last get their just deserts
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2018, 06:10:18 PM »


I tell you, Teddy must've been the most vile U.S. Senator of the twentieth century.


Ask Mary Jo Kopechne and her family if they could disagree with the above assessment!
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Re: Democrats finally at long last get their just deserts
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2018, 05:40:02 PM »
"Are you happy now, Teddy Kennedy?"
Considering where he is now almost certainly spending the afterlife, I seriously doubt it.