(FiveNation.com)- Republican Senator Roy Blunt publicly stated that he doesn’t plan to vote to confirm President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court justice pick, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Speaking to ABC’s “This Week,” Blunt – who represents Missouri – said that he believed that the president had “every good intention” when he nominated Jackson, including when he said that he would purposely nominate a Black woman.
Blunt even said that he agreed that the president was right to put the first Black woman on the court, adding that he thinks “it’s time” for it to happen.
“I was hoping that I could be a part of that,” he said, before saying that he won’t be voting to confirm her.
Blunt didn’t doubt Jackson’s qualifications – saying that she has a “great personality” and is “certainly qualified.” His disagreement is with her judicial views.
For Democrats, it’s a sign that Blunt is a racist. Or something. For everyone else, this is exactly what happens when people honestly examine a candidate in the confirmation hearings process.
“The judicial philosophy seems to be not the philosophy of looking at what the law says and the Constitution says and applying that, but going through some method that allows you to try to look at the Constitution as a more flexible document and even the law, and there are cases that show that that’s her view,” Blunt said.
The senator also predicted, however, that Jackson will be confirmed even though he opposed her judicial philosophy, and that her appointment will be a “high point” for America.
Will it really be a “high point” for America if the most radically left-wing judge in the history of the Supreme Court (and the United States) is nominated to the bench?