Some Democrats are hysterical over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, but they couldn’t have picked a more reasonable and thoughtful jurist to get worked up about. Even a liberal law professor at Yale recently opined in the New York Times that Judge Kavanaugh is a “superb” nominee and his legal chops are rivaled only by some of our country’s most notable jurists.
Indeed, those who support the rule of law have much to look forward to in a Justice Kavanaugh. He shows a reverence for the Constitution and a healthy skepticism of unbridled powers for the federal bureaucracy.
Which brings us back to politics: Democrats have pledged to oppose him simply because he was nominated by a Republican. Let’s hope they reconsider—and give this good man the support he deserves.Read More »