Elena Kagan, Barack Obama’s radical nominee to the Supreme Court, told an audience in 1997 that the she loved what happened in the Bork hearings-
“It was the best thing that happened to Constitutional Democracy.”
From her speech at Case Western Reserve, 1997: “And I, like Professor Toulouse, I loved what happened in the Bork hearings. I wrote a review of Stephen Carter’s book recently where I said, “no, he has it all wrong. The Bork hearings were great, the Bork hearings were educational. The Bork hearings were the best thing that ever happened to Constitutional Democracy.” So, I share that view with Professor Toulouse.”
In 1987, Judge Robert Bork was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan, but the Senate rejected his nomination.
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Today, Robert Bork announced that he would publicly oppose Kagan for the Supreme Court.
The AP reported:
Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork is joining anti-abortion activists to publicly oppose confirming Elena Kagan as a justice.
Bork plans to detail his criticisms of Kagan during a Wednesday news conference organized by Americans United for Life. The group calls itself the country’s first national pro-life organization, and brands Kagan a pro-abortion activist.
Bork was nominated in 1987 by then-President Ronald Reagan to serve on the high court, but the Senate rejected him after an intensely partisan debate.