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Goldberg: Why Supreme Court nominations prompt scorched-earth warfare

Goldberg: Why Supreme Court nominations prompt scorched-earth warfare

After successfully delivering the secret knock and password, a beleaguered, unshaven older man walks into the bunker, stomping out the cold from his feet on the way in. He walks over to one of the garbage-can fires, where his younger yet battle-hardened comrades are gathered, strategizing about the fight to come. As the grizzled veteran rubs his hands over the flames, his eyes glinting in the firelight, he says to them, wistfully, "You know, Supreme Court nomination fights weren't always like this."

It's not quite that bad yet in Washington, but the year is young and the fight over Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, has just...

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