Four days of Amy Coney Barrett being asked questions led to four days of round-about answers and oxymoronic views, from hailing herself as a textual originalist to refusing to answer whether Trump can pardon himself.
After Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, Trump’s administration has rushed to fill the Supreme Court’s vacancy before the election. If Trump’s quick response to filling a liberal Supreme Court vacancy with a conservative justice doesn’t insult you, then perhaps it motivates you to cast your vote (especially considering he and the GOP didn’t move this quickly to help prevent over 200,000 Coronavirus-related deaths nationwide).
If you tuned out while tuning in, we don’t blame you. Here are five of the weirdest and most-infuriating moments from Judge Barrett’s four-day-long Senate confirmation hearing.
Starting to believe the easiest job interview in America is for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court. You don’t have to answer a thing!
— Chasten Buttigieg (@Chasten) October 14, 2020