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WHAT DO DEMOCRATS HAVE IN STORE FOR AMY CONEY BARRETT? The short version of the Barrett Supreme Court confirmation hearings so far is that Democrats have not laid a glove on President Trump’s nominee. On issues of the law, there’s no way they can. Barrett (like previous SCOTUS nominees from both parties, but perhaps even more so) knows more about the law than the members of the committee, and also appears to have led an exemplary life.
But remember this: Back in 2018, the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation did not turn into a total disaster until after the hearings were over. Yes, there were signs that the fight might turn ugly. There were protesters in the audience each day, and they regularly interrupted the proceedings before police dragged them out of