Senators Question Jackson Again After Day Of QAnon-Tainted Attacks

Most senators will get their second bite at the apple Wednesday — and Sens. Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Jon Ossoff (D-GA) will get their first — as Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee again for further questioning.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=1410057

It won’t bother me one bit if 39 of them die in prison.
 – Lindsey Graham, 2022

Senator Graham, on a scale of 1 to 10, how faithful are you to your religion?

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I can’t watch it. I abhor repubs and they are showing me why.

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Lindsey Graham morphs into a drama queen…again.

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I watched a small amount at the end of the day with Cotton going on and on about the criminals and how the judges are letting them off. Sickening.
Then, there was Cory Booker, a total breathe of fresh air, not grinding axes, trying to bring out the humanity.

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Isn’t an integral part of the legal system a vigorous defense of the accused? Why does the GQP look on that as a defect?

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When he should be asking actual questions about the nominee’s experience, record, and judicial philosophy. None of which the nominee will directly answer, of course. The whole bloody thing is a farce.

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KATE RIGA | 9:06 a.m.

Hello From The Hearing Room!

I got a seat near an electrical outlet, so I’m on cloud nine.

21st Century Nirvana!

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You know it was the end of a brutal 12 hour day, and why is it wrong for someone to go against what all the Rethugs were doing and trying to bring the tone of these hearings down?

People know what her experience is, Booker was trying to show that she’s not a left wing zealot that won’t follow the law.

Jackson tore apart every one of Cotton’s lame arguments against her in a methodical manner. If one couldn’t see that for what it was and know the person she is, there’s not help for the wicked Rethugs.

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In other words, you approve of one kind of meaningless political theatre, disapprove of another kind of meaningless political theatre, and don’t really care about anything of substance. Not that she would provide anything of substance anyway, because the entire thing is a farce and everybody knows it.

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Yes, you’re right I approve of some meaningless political theater and disapprove of the other kind of meaningless political theater.
Think what you want.

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The scolding can get old, you know.

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"…is now repeating GOP complaints…"

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Not able to view this live but am thankful that my senator, Dick Durbin, is doing his best to keep this circus in check.

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Not sure it’s meaningless and
“Politics is show business for ugly people.”

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I caught Marsha Blackburn wanting Judge Jackson to define, “woman.” There were words I really wanted to hear from Judge Jackson. Words like these:

Excuse me, Senator, but with all due respect (which is to say, none at all), is that a smart phone in your hand, or is it a paperweight? I am not a lexicographer. If it’s a legal definition of the word you want, I would have to go into a law library to get you the exact definition. Or you could use that brick in your hands.

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I have come to the conclusion that Senator Marsha Marsha Marsha Blackburn is Lindsey Graham in one of Divine’s old wigs.

But how, you may ask, does Lindsey manage to be in the Senate chamber at the same time that sub-moron Blackburn is speaking? That’s easy: digital special effects by Industrial Light and Magic!

(You may think I’m crazy, but I bet I can get more people to believe my theory than believe JFK, Jr. has been resurrected as a MAGA Republican.)

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Cornyn Berates Durbin For ‘Editorializing’

What Cornyn actually said: What the Fuck… Does Durbin think he has the same rights as a Republican?

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Definition of “woman”:

A human being who the Republican Party believes should only be used as a vinyl sex doll and an egg incubator.

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Lindsey doesn’t have to “morph”. Lindsey has “drama queen” in his DNA.

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