Monday, September 24, 2018

Decency Dies in the Senate

By W. Michael Caswell September 24, 2018

For those of us closely following the Judge Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, I think I can reliably describe us as outraged and saddened at the lengths to which the Democrats are willing to go to deny Kavanaugh a seat on the Supreme Court. Until a week ago, the left had been unable to block Judge Kavanaugh’s elevation to the highest court due to his sterling record of judicial temperament, and the quality of prodigious rulings in his current role as Circuit Court Judge for the DC Court of Appeals.

It’s important to note that several of his rulings have been upheld by the Supreme Court -- unlike the oft overturned Sonia Sotomayer. So, while not totally unexpected, it’s still a bit shocking at how the left is ruthlessly shoving aside all semblance of fairness, especially the time-honored principle of innocent until proven guilty.

In their manic, ends-justifies-the-means destruction of Judge Kavanaugh, the Democrats are crossing a line that shreds a universal principle of justice, replaced by mob rule and guilt by accusation. Not one, not two, not three, but four people have now come forward to reject the accuser’s claims that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford. And, as of this moment, she has not provided one shred of evidence to support her allegations............Read more

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