Boy I’m tired of falling for this kind of click-bait on the conservative news websites.
“Hillary Clinton Says Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Will Bring Back Slavery” shouted the headline on a story at PJ Media by Tyler O’Neill. Uh, no, that’s not really what she said. This is; Clinton told the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) at its national convention:
“Let me say a word about the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court,” “This nomination holds out the threat of devastating consequences for workers rights, civil rights, LGBT rights, women’s rights — including those to make our own health decisions. It is a blatant attempt by this administration to shift the balance of the Court for decades and to reverse decades of progress,” the former Democratic presidential nominee declared. I used to worry that they [the Republicans] wanted to turn the clock back to the 1950s. Now I worry they want to turn it back to the 1850s.”
Says O’Neill, maybe with a straight face: “Clinton was clearly suggesting that Trump and Kavanaugh want to return to the days when slavery was legal in the South.”
What hypocrisy. Continue reading