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The benefits of being a “Bushie”

Certain commenters have criticized Kavanaugh for being a “Bushie.”

But behind the scenes, it appears that George W. Bush has been personally calling Senators to get them to vote for Kavanaugh, and I suspect that Jeff Flake is only going along with voting to confirm Kavanaugh because George W. Bush asked him to.

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

September 28, 2018 at EDT pm

Posted in Politics

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  1. I wrote Flake was the danger …

    Bruno

    September 28, 2018 at EDT pm

  2. The thought occurred to me a couple of days ago, and now I have read it online in a couple of spots: before all this Kavanaugh probably would have become just another David Souter-type squish on the SCOTUS, but now he’ll be loaded for bear. Good for him!

    sestamibi

    September 28, 2018 at EDT pm

  3. Dave Pinsen

    September 29, 2018 at EDT am

  4. I don’t see what the difference would be in case outcomes if the judge was a Bushie “conservative” or a populist nationalist if they were both textualists and strict constructionists.

    Mike Street Station

    September 29, 2018 at EDT am


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