Even worse than the posturing of the senators was Kavanaugh’s own behavior. His attitude demonstrated contempt for the confirmation process.
[I]nstead of calming the anger, both sides have whipped up their supporters to total hysteria. That was intentional.
Thanks to its Republican majority, the United States Senate confirmed the appointment of conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, in spite of the opinion of at least 2,400 law professors. The professors felt that, regardless of the sexual assault allegations against him, the judge should not be seated [Read more]
[W]ith this nomination Trump is protecting himself.
Vested interests are collapsing. As alienation grows, traditional authorities retreat and those who have access to more information than in the past lead the rise of the outliers.
I've met men who are just like Kavanaugh was because I've had them in my classroom ... arrogantly claiming ... every inch of public space.
When internal political and legal pluralism is wiped out, diversity suffers and imbalances prevail.