As a pro-choice advocate who co-exists with people who’re pro-life and as someone who does not mistakenly believe that every one of those pro-lifers is an irrational asshole (as a shocking number of the left seem to believe), hopefully I’ve provided a little bit of insight on these judges for anyone who does have concerns. And given how each of them (and, really, everyone else on Trump’s list) are being viciously misrepresented in most of the media and have been since Justice Kennedy announced his resignation, hopefully I’ve been able to offer a bit of clarity.
With all the fake, distorted, spun out news surrounding all of these nominees I felt it was kind of important to give a more down to earth, honest assessment based on who they are and what their records reflect in each of their respective careers. As opposed to the rampant, virtually unchecked mis-characterizations of the mainstream news media. This is just my take, my own spin, honestly; but hopefully it’s a little closer to objective truth.
President Trump is expected to announce his pick among the possible candidates to be the newest Supreme Court Justice on Monday, and while a week ago the list was roughly five names long it has since (allegedly) been narrowed down to 2 or 3 likely nominee’s.
- Amy Coney Barrett
- Brett Kavanaugh
- Raymond Kethledge
With Justice Kennedy stepping down Trump has gained more leverage against Democrats in the 2018 mid-terms, upping the ante on all sides and using it to build on the momentum that already had the Republicans eclipsing Democrats in the polling ahead of this years upcoming elections. Having already effectively countered and overcome their “ripping families apart” horse shit narrative – a desperate, obvious Hail Mary effort on their part – he and the GOP as it exists under his leadership now have the upper hand.
Assuming, that is, that we the voters turn out and vote for…
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