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Ruth Marcus Joins The Brett Kavanaugh Fan Fiction Club

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22.09.2021

Josh Blackman | 9.21.2021 9:19 PM

Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post is the newest member of the Brett Kavanaugh fan fiction Club. She imagines that the left can "nudge" Kavanuagh to uphold Roe by offering positive reinforcement–like he is a puppy who wants scooby snacks.

It is possible to imagine Kavanaugh joining Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. in refraining from outright abandonment of constitutional protection for abortion rights.

So what is the best way to nudge him in that direction? Here's the thing to understand about Kavanaugh: He wants to be liked and admired. Unlike some of his conservative colleagues, he enjoyed being part of, and respected by, the legal establishment; teaching at Harvard Law School was important to him. In the aftermath of Christine Blasey Ford's........

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