It has become abundantly clear that many Senate Democrats are determined to use the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings as an opportunity to campaign on a litany of progressive talking points in anticipation of the November 3 election. But the winner of the prize for asking strange questions out of left field has to be Senator Mazie Hirono (D) from Hawaii.
On Tuesday, she made headlines by asking Judge Barrett if she had ever “made unwanted requests for sexual favors or committed any verbal or physical harassment or assault of a sexual nature?” Judge Barrett of course answered no.
On Wednesday, she decided to read a rambling lecture criticizing Judge Barrett – a lecture punctuated by a few loaded questions. After haranguing Judge Barrett about the Trump Administration’s efforts to restore the citizenship question on the census, she turned to the Left’s catch-all topic of “voter suppression.”
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