Brett Kavanaugh demonstrated amply today why he should not be placed on the nation’s highest court for the rest of his miserable, over-privileged life.Many of my posts are long, but this one can be comparatively short and sweet: Brett Kavanaugh has a history of drunken sexual violence that has nothing to do with when, exactly, he supposedly lost his virginity (Ewww!), and because of his moral turpitude, which includes his atrocious treatment of women (and girls), of course he is entirely unfit to sit on the nation’s highest court. Kavanaugh has been steeped in rich, white, frat-boy privilege his entire miserable life to the point that he thought that he easily could get a seat on the nation’s highest court despite those whom he has victimized in the past. And Kavanaugh just might still become a U.S. Supreme Court “justice”; but it would be a Pyrrhic victory for the Repugnicans, as the political fallout over the coming years wouldn’t make the short-term, rammed-through victory worth it. Kavanaugh was not put on trial today. No, as U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein stated (and as much as it pains me to agree with her), it was not a trial, but was a job interview. In a trial, you stand to lose what already is in your possession, such as money, property or, if you are incarcerated, your personal freedom. Despite his mountains of white privilege (which has kept him out of prison thus far), no, Kavanaugh is not entitled to a seat on the nation’s highest court, no more than is any particular interviewee for a job entitled to be granted the job. It was a job interview, meaning that the job must be earned (what a concept!), and Brett the petulant frat boy did very poorly in it. We soon will find out if white male privilege is dead yet, or if Kavanaugh can manage to be one of its last beneficiaries, as are “President” Pussygrabber and too many others. In any event, the likes of “our” pussy-grabbing “president” and Brett Kavanaugh are, I believe, the pathetic but long overdue death throes of white male privilege.
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