My latest column is up at AND Magazine!
Here is an excerpt:
In 2006, Neil Gorsuch was nominated to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals by President George W. Bush. His nomination was confirmed with overwhelming bipartisan support. In fact, Democrat Senators still active on the political scene – Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Chuck Schumer, Diane Feinstein, and Patrick Leahy all voted for him. Gorsuch’s confirmation to the Tenth Circuit just over 10 years ago was so non-controversial that it was done by voice vote, because there really wasn’t any opposition to the appointment.
And now that he has been nominated to the Supreme Court, we’re about to find out that he is THE WORST PERSON IN ALL OF EXISTENCE!
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) voted in favor of Gorsuch’s nomination back in 2006. Today, he’s changed his tune:
At a CNN townhall, Nancy Pelosi called it “a very hostile appointment,” basically saying that, while she’s sure he’s a great guy, he wants to see you choke on pollution as you mourn the death of your children, who died from poisoned food…and he might just kick your corpse as he walks by, laughing maniacally all the while.
OK, I might embellish just a bit, but that is the overall impression Pelosi was trying to create.