Condoleezza Rice Demolishes Kamala Harris’ Criticism of Kavanaugh

This week started the confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh for a position on the US Supreme Court.

Day one’s proceedings got so tempered and hateful by the Democrats that Kavanaugh’s two daughters had to be removed from the room.

It was obvious after the first couple of days that the Democrats are making the hearings a matter of politics and not on Kavanaugh’s qualifications.

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), said Kavanaugh was not a good candidate because of his conservative views.

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Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sufficiently and eloquently trashed Harris’s criticism.

(The Western Journal) – Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice rebutted California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris’ argument that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh cannot be trusted to equally apply the law due to his conservative political views.

Rice contended the opposite is true, saying his fidelity to the Constitution is the reason he can be entrusted to serve impartially on the nation’s highest court.

During her opening statement Tuesday at the Kavanaugh Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Harris recounted her experience being bussed to a different elementary school due to the precedent set in the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education ruling years before.

She argued that had the Supreme Court not made that decision in the mid-1950s, it is unlikely she would have been given the educational opportunities she had that ultimately enabled her to become a senator…

The better response to Harris’ one-sided criticism would have been to turn her criticism against her.

Harris should have been asked why a liberal view would make anyone any more trustworthy to serve on the Supreme Court.

Every judge has a political view one way or the other, and if being one way disqualifies someone from serving on the Supreme Court, then those of opposite views should also be disqualified.



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David Jolly
R.L. David Jolly holds a B.S. in Wildlife Biology and an M.S. in Biology – Population Genetics. He has worked in a number of fields, giving him a broad perspective on life, business, economics and politics. He is a very conservative Christian, husband, father and grandfather who cares deeply for his Savior, family and the future of our troubled nation.

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