This is basically a summary of the GOP’s stance … “Republicans extended a hand in good faith,” said Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, one of the Republicans who insisted on postponing a vote until she could be heard. “If we don’t hear from both sides on Monday, let’s vote.”
So there … that’s the GOP leadership at work! The rush … as if they had literal ‘action diarrhea’ for the first time ever!!
It’s impossible to miss the parallels between the Dr. Christine Blasey Ford/ Judge Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing of 2018 and the 1991 confirmation hearing for Justice Clarence Thomas who is still sitting on the US Supreme Court. In 1991, the Senate Judiciary Committee with the same republican Senators Chuck Grassley and Orrin Hatch overseeing the process, had an opportunity to demonstrate its appreciation for both the seriousness of sexual harassment claims and the need for public confidence in the character of a nominee to the Supreme Court, but they failed dismally. They were able to rush the process to where Anita Hill’s claims of sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas were discounted through a hearing that was anything but fair. After he was confirmed, the public learned that there were 3 other women who had been willing to come forward with similar allegations.
See the below video on how vehemently Judge…
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