Skip to comments.Dems Have Set Precedent for the “Borking” of Nominees
Posted on 05/27/2009 8:05:47 PM PDT by Starman417
No one suggests that the GOP should sink this low. But they also need not fear to ask tough questions of Sotomayer!
Within 45 minutes of the July 1st announcement by President Reagan that he had selected Robert Bork to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court Senator Ted Kennedy took to the Senate floor and unleashed this fireball of hate. The speech was telecast live on national TV:
SEN. KENNEDY: "Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution, writers and artists could be censored at the whim of the Government, and the doors of the Federal courts would be shut on the fingers of millions of citizens for whom the judiciary is -- and is often the only -- protector of the individual rights that are the heart of our democracy... President Reagan is still our president. But he should not be able to reach out from the muck of Irangate, reach into the muck of Watergate and impose his reactionary vision of the Constitution on the Supreme Court and the next generation of Americans. No justice would be better than this injustice."Imagine if a GOP Senator dared to say anything so vile and inflammatory about Obama's nominee Sonia Sotomayer?
(Excerpt) Read more at Flopping Aces ...
Check out Biden’s “lynching” of Clarence Thomas.
It is so sickening the way this admin can be so one-sided. Even when you put it in a dems face, that they can’t have it both ways...it doesn’t phase them.
What’s in the water on Capitol Hill?
“What’s in the water on Capitol Hill?”
Or should I say Crapitol Hill?
If any Republican is too intimidated to ask the tough questions, he or she isn’t representing the millions of Americans who need to know more about this nominee.
Boy, Kennedy really was pretty stupid on that comment.
Reagan tried to rule BY the Constitution and Bork ruled BY the Constitution. There was nothing reactionary about either leader.
Obama, the RATS, and Sotomayor are extra-Consitutional. By that I mean, they seek to redefine what the Constitution is and means to suit their anti-American, anti-white male agenda.
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