A Very Mannered Overthrow

The worst part of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing is how very civil it is, despite the Republicans' complaints about Democrats' and protesters' lack of civility. Just a theater of genteel civility, as they install a guardian of their authoritarian new order.

This is the way the republic ends: Not with a bang, but a whimper about how they need 30 more seconds because they were interrupted by protesters screaming desperately in defense of their own humanity.

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