Secure Freedom Minute: How the GOP Can Still Lose in November


Conventional wisdom, supported by recent polling, says Republicans will succeed in taking back the House and possibly the Senate in November’s elections. The Senate’s GOP caucus yesterday showed how they can still lose.

Rather than utilize the full thirty hours afforded them for post-cloture debate on the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court, every single one of the fifty Republican Senators acquiesced to a sharply truncated discussion of her radical record and problematic judgment.

Three of them actually voted for Judge Jackson’s confirmation. Knowing they would, the rest opted to vote “No” quickly, and then go on vacation.

They thereby missed an historic teachable moment – failing to inoculate the Supreme Court against Justice Jackson’s expected hard-leftist activism and alienating voters seeking representatives who will relentlessly stand and fight for their values and freedoms.

This is Frank Gaffney.

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