Herein, see two pieces by Quin, at Liberty Headlines, about the political Left having fits over recent presidential actions.


The Left hates the court nominees

As President Trump released a list of judicial nominees on Monday that on paper have some of the strongest résumés imaginable, Senate Democrats and liberal interest groups unleashed a flurry of attacks, not against the nominees’ qualifications, but against their presumed ideologies.

“It seems that the President is intent on continuing to outsource the judicial selection process to hard right, special interest groups rather than consulting with Senators on a bipartisan basis,” said Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, almost immediately after the choices were announced.

Trump nominated ten for judgeships: five each for federal appeals courts and federal district courts. Of the five nominees for federal courts of appeal, two of them (Joan Larsen and David Stras) currently sit on their states’ Supreme Courts, and those both clerked for U.S. Supreme Court justices after they graduated with multiple distinctions and awards from their respective law schools and undergraduate colleges. Another, Amy Coney Barrett, won Notre Dame Law School’s two highest awards and was executive editor of its law review before clerking for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. John Bush of Kentucky was executive editor of the Harvard Law Review before clerking for a federal judge; and Kevin Newsom, formerly the Solicitor General for the state of Alabama, was Harvard Law Review’s articles editor before clerking for Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

As the National Law Journal noted, two of the ten nominees are current law school professors and two formerly taught at law schools.

Liberal firebrand Democrat Al Franken of Minnesota echoed Schumer’s description of the nominees, also alleging they were chosen by “far-right Washington, D.C-based special interest groups.”….

[The full story is at this link.]

The Left hates a voter-integrity commission

Liberal groups spewed cries of outrage Thursday as President Trump announced he would create a commission to examine the integrity of voter systems in the United States.

Conservatives have long claimed that vote fraud is a widespread threat in various jurisdictions across the country. Liberals have long said vote fraud is virtually nonexistent, but that voter suppression is rampant.

A group called Asian Americans Advancing Justice called the commission a “pretext for finding ways to intimidate and suppress voting in communities of color, particularly among Asian American, African American, and Latino voters,” and “nothing more than a thinly veiled attempt to curtail drastically the legitimate voting rights of Americans.”…..

[Read the whole thing here.]


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