Tag: confirmation hearings

Dick Durbin's perverse argument against Amy Barrett

Perverse because Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin’s ignorance about the law, the Supreme Court and the Constitution is astonishing, and dangerous. That ignorance was on full display today when he was making his opening statement in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings into the confirmation of Appellate Court Judge Amy Barrett to the Supreme Court. It has... Read more »

Judge Sotomayor, meet (yawn) Al Franken

Only five days in the Senate and Al Franken (D-Minn.) slides right in comfortably with other blabermouths (of both parties) as he delivers a nine-and-a-half minute opening statement in the Judge Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearing. Maybe we were expecting something more interesting from the accomplished comedian, but he proves he can drone on and on... Read more »