This is a very interesting look into how the Democrat’s actions against Supreme Court nominee and confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch backed the Senate Democrats into the Kavanaugh corner that they are now in. It could be considered a case of using up all your silver bullets, I guess. If the Democrats had not filibustered against Gorsuch, where would they have been at strategically going into the Kavanaugh confirmation process? That is a very interesting question with a very interesting answer.
As Written and Reported By Allahpundit for Hot Air:
Even with Collins firmly in Kavanaugh’s corner, McConnell would have lost the filibuster vote 49/51. (Or worse.) Which means Kavanaugh would have needed 60 votes for cloture. Which in turn means either that McConnell would have had him yanked after the first signs of trouble with Ford or Trump would have had to nominate a more moderate candidate from the start to have any shot at 60. And even…….
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