Watched Supreme Revenge from FRONTLINE | PBS
Inside the no-holds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts.

Oh, if only politicians played with the perspective of a veil of ignorance just a bit more…

🎧 The Daily: What Happened to Lindsey Graham? | New York Times

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The South Carolina Republican was once a vehement Trump critic. Now, he’s one of the president’s most ardent supporters.

🎧 “The Daily”: The Kavanaugh Documents | New York Times

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Previously secret emails involving President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee have come to light at the peak of a bitter confirmation battle.

🎧 ‘The Daily’: A Chaotic Opening Day for Brett Kavanaugh | New York Times

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Protests. Interruptions. Delays. The confirmation hearings for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee got an unusual start.

🎧 ‘The Daily’: A 30-Year Plan to Transform the Courts | New York Times

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Republicans have created a pipeline of conservative lawyers to help carry out a sweeping reconfiguration of the federal judiciary.

🎧 ‘The Daily’: Brett Kavanaugh’s Change of Heart | New York Times

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President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee once made the case for impeaching a president. He now says that was a mistake.

There’s some interesting philosophical question here about whether a sitting president should be “distracted” by lawsuits. I can maybe see the case for knucklehead misdemeanors, but for higher level crimes like collusion with foreign countries or crimes that helped get them into office in the first place? Definitely not. If we have to err on the side of caution, then prosecute, prosecute, prosecute. The president is not above the law, they’re bound to execute on it and this doesn’t get them away from prosecuting themselves.

🎧 ‘The Daily’: Trump Picks Brett Kavanaugh | New York Times

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Given Judge Kavanaugh’s conservative record and the political math in the Senate, what happens now?

🎧 ‘The Daily’: Trump’s Supreme Court Finalists | New York Times

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With the president expected to announce his choice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, we look at the top candidates.

🎧 “The Daily”: The Accusation Against Brett Kavanaugh | New York Times

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The Supreme Court nominee faces sexual assault allegations that throw his confirmation, once seen as inevitable, into turmoil.

🎧 The Daily: The Dilemma for Red-State Democrats | New York Times

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How the showdown over the Supreme Court is affecting crucial midterm races in the nation’s heartland.

👓 Someone bought BrettKavanaugh.com and made it a forum to help sexual assault survivors | CNN

Read Someone bought BrettKavanaugh.com and made it a forum to help sexual assault survivors (CNN)
Don't go to BrettKavanaugh.com looking for information about the nation's new Supreme Court Justice.

I read this article and want to coin the term “domain gilding” as a sub-category of domain squatting. I’m curious if others can think of examples?

Domain gilding: using the method of domain squatting with the intent of helping a potentially corporate or personal branded website accomplish more good in the world than if it were to be used by the person, company, or concept that might otherwise be broadly associated with the name.

👓 What the Black Men Who Identify With Brett Kavanaugh Are Missing | The Atlantic

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When men of color see themselves in the embattled Supreme Court justice, they’re not seeing the bigger picture.

This is one of the more important ideas and perspectives to come out of the Kavanaugh hearings. We should be thinking about and fixing this problem as well.

🎧 The Daily: A Supreme Court With Justice Kavanaugh | New York Times

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Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh takes his place on a Supreme Court whose reputation has suffered significant damage from the battle over his confirmation.

🎧 The Daily: What the F.B.I. Found (and Didn’t Find) | New York Times

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Republicans and Democrats clashed over the agency’s report on Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, mirroring a nation as divided as ever over the Supreme Court nominee.

📺 Brett Kavanaugh: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) | YouTube

Watched Brett Kavanaugh: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) from YouTube

John Oliver discusses the ongoing controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, the sexual assault allegations against him, his Supreme Court nomination, and what that could all mean for the highest (mostly-dog) court in the land.