LIBERTY: Kavanaugh fight shows us that Washington is sick. Very sick. SO, REPEAL the 17th Amendment

Sunday, September 30, 2018

The collision of Kavanaugh’s nomination with the #MeToo movement — a demand for justice for victims of sexual assault — has paralyzed Washington and turned the once-solemn Supreme Court confirmation process into a theater of human suffering. It is the twisted result, one chief of staff to a Democratic senator said, of the two parties breaking their own system in a tit-for-tat brawl over nominations that led Democrats to end filibusters on lower-court judges and Cabinet nominees and Republicans to respond by doing the same for the high court.

Source: Kavanaugh fight shows us that Washington is sick. Very sick.

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This will get a much better kind of political hacks into the US Senate.  If the State Legislature picks, then they will be immediately accountable to someone the local people can get their hands on.

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