The Senate’s recent consideration of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was quite the spectacle. Any American who bothered to tune in to it likely felt dismay. Here was a person being considered for an important position. In any other job interview, there would have been a frank and open dialogue about her credentials and work history— and, in this case, jurisprudential philosophy. If only. So much of what came from the senators on the dais was gasbaggery….(Read more)
Why are serious debates in Congress so rare?
April 12, 2022