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The Politics Of Personal Destruction - Brevard NC


Last updated 9/20/2018 at 3pm

Faced with the inevitable confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Democrats turned to their well-worn playbook: the politics of personal destruction.

The strategy worked with Robert Bork, a jurist who was eminently qualified for the court. Ted Kennedy, fulminated before the Senate: “Robert Bork’s America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters and rogue police could break down citizens’ doors in midnight raids.”

Then came the Clarence Thomas hearings in 1991. Out of the woodwork at the very la...

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