IBD: Republicans Roll Over For Kagan
June 30th 2010 · 0 Comments
Well, this is not good news…
Supreme Court confirmation hearings have degenerated into slick TV entertainment. Millions of viewers seeking real scrutiny of President Obama’s choice instead heard light banter about how New York Mets fan Kagan might get along with Yankees fan Justice Sonia Sotomayor. (Answer: They’ll be too busy working together with fellow liberal New Yorker Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg against the court’s conservative male justices to talk baseball.)
They also heard Kagan’s jokey answer to a question from Sen. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., about the Christmas Day bomber. “Like all Jews, I was probably at a Chinese restaurant” that day, she said.
In the face of tyranny, the alleged protectors of the Constitution play patty cakes for the cameras.
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