In a kinder, gentler time (read pre-Trump) the confirmation process for nominees to the US Supreme Court has been a mostly genteel procedure. In my lifetime there has been only one other hotly contested nominee, Robert Bork, who was nominated
Early last year, when the Senate was considering the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, I posted a long entry, explaining the workings of the filibuster in the Senate. You can read it at at the link. The filibuster.
Yesterday Michael Wolff’s new book, “Fire and Fury” dropped out of the sky like a bombshell and has been, sometimes, the only news story in town. If you’re not familiar with the controversial book, Mr. Wolff claims to have conducted