Samuel A. Alito

Save the Senate: Vote against Brett Kavanaugh

Save the Senate: Vote against Brett Kavanaugh

The stakes for a Supreme Court nomination have not been higher than they are for Judge Brett Kavanaugh in a generation or more. He would replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, the pivotal swing vote on issues from abortion to marriage equality to Obamacare. If he is confirmed, he could determine the course of the high court for years to come. Yet the quality of the vetting he has received in his Senate confirmation hearings this week is the worst we have seen. Mr. Kavanaugh elevated the polished yet non-committal answers his immediate predecessors have offered to questions about their views to new levels of meaninglessness. Far from merely declining to state how he might rule on issues that...

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