Progressive turn a 180 degrees on Judge nomanation

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    The Courts have been a source of political maneuvering since our second president, Adams, and the midnight judges.
     
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    I have and do. But its more than just the fascists in black masks.

    What about those who call conservatives who support originalist thinking for supreme court justices (just to keep it on topic)? They get called all kinds of vile names in the cause of abortion which isn't even on the table. Or any number of other vile names for supporting solutions that are not government based?
     
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    I didn't say he wasn't qualified. I said that's not why he was picked and that some of the things he has said under oath amount to perjury.
     
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    I doubt it would ever happen. As much as I disagree with him, Cornyn is a decent enough guy. I was saying that "IF" he did it, he would have no political blow back at all from Texans.

    Gee, wouldn't it be nice to give the constitution a voice in such matters so that shit like this is removed from ever remotely happening?
     
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    So, the left picks nominees from a pool of people they vet as on their side, but the right shouldn't do the same thing?

    He is qualified. He has shown he can be dispassionate in his profession. As every judge should be.

    That also means he may come out ruling in things I disagree with.

    Thems the breaks. If you want impartiality (as any sane person would) that means that the dice don't always roll your way.
     
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    Used to be the case until just 20 years ago. Now.... it's a freak act...
     
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    What do they get called and by whom? Do you mean the Bork nomination? Yes that was ugly, so much so it became a verb for ugly hearings.
     
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    Supreme Court Justices are supposed to be imparcial.
     
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    No, I mean progressives in general. Not only on this forum, but on the public stage in media, government, and private life.
     
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    They would have had to win an election to do that.
     

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