The Supreme Court’s Crisis of Legitimacy
If Kavanaugh is confirmed, the five member, activist “conservative” majority will be facing a serious crisis of legitimacy.
As we all know, Kavanaugh is still the bitter partisan he was when he worked for Ken Starr and the Bush White House. That’s not a good look for a judge who is supposed to be a fair minded fact finder and law giver.
The process surrounding Kavanaugh’s potential confirmation also raises similar questions of legitimacy. He lied under oath and the GOP majority refused to produce additional witnesses who could’ve addressed the question of the alleged sexual assaults committed by Kavanaugh.
Clarence Thomas was also confirmed amid charges of sexual harassment. Most people don’t know that two additional women accused Thomas of sexual harassment but weren’t allowed to testify. That also creates the implication that Thomas perjured himself.
Neil Gorsuch was selected to to fill the seat stolen from Merrick Garland by a POTUS who finished second by 3 million votes and is under investigation for allegedly colluding with the Russians to steal the 2016 election.
This could be the GOP’s so called “dream court.” However, it may end up being a nightmare for the American people and the GOP. Be careful what you wish for.