Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a wife and mother of seven children, was asked a lighthearted question about the massive amounts of laundry in her home by Republican Sen. John Kennedy (LA), during her confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
“I have one last question … I’m genuinely curious, who does the laundry in your house?” asked Sen. Kennedy.
Barrett erupted in laughter. “Well, we increasingly have been trying to get our children to take responsibly for their own, but those efforts are not always successful,” the judge responded. “We run a lot of loads of laundry.”
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Unsurprisingly, Coney Barrett’s laughter and lack of venomous in her response to the intentionally harmless and disarming question in an otherwise intense grilling session was met with outrage from feminists.
And, of course, Sen. Kennedy was smeared as