The Bork Message

There is only one enduring message left from that fiasco: blatantly lie to cover up how reactionary you are. There will be no penalties even if the dishonesty becomes undeniable. Bork went down simply because he told the truth about what he thought. His version of the later bullshit would have been: “Well, the right always throws strikes and the left always throws balls.” It was horrifying, but the last Republican nomination to the Supreme Court that seemed like every other court nomination I had ever seen.

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