The GOP’s attacks on Ketanji Brown Jackson are nasty even by Republican standards
One day after Republican senators promised they wouldn’t levy personal attacks against Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, several of them generated a storm of misleading — and often offensive — attacks against her.
On Monday, the first day of Jackson’s confirmation hearing, several Republicans complained about the way that Justice Brett Kavanaugh was treated prior to his confirmation, after Kavanaugh was credibly accused of sexually assaulting a woman while he was in high school.
Multiple Republican senators promised not to levy similarly “personal attacks” against Jackson. “No Republican senator is going...