Brett Kavanaugh & Clarence Thomas: A Tale of Two Alternate Universes
USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing spectacle in the Senate would have made no sense seen from the world we lived in just a few decades ago.
On the first day of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, 70 people were arrested for disrupting the proceedings. There were more than 40 interruptions by Democratic Senators during the first hour of the hearing.
Chairman Chuck Grassley, who has served 37 years in the Senate (as well as six years in the U.S. House and 16 years in the Iowa state House) calmly handled the disruptions. He is a remarkable man who goes home and works the farm every weekend. He also visits all 99 Iowa counties every year. Chairman Grassley is very comfortable with his role, and I expect he found the Democrats amusing and irritating – but not intimidating.
This opening day hostility is a remarkable contrast to the world of 27 years ago, when now-Justice Clarence Thomas was being considered. The Thomas hearings were among the most personal and painful …Read the Rest