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Trump Wants an 'All-American' Supreme Court Candidate With a 'Central Casting Image'
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Miloch
2018-07-05 23:12:30 UTC
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In what should surprise no one, Trump is reportedly picking his next Supreme
Court Justice candidate not based on qualifications, opinions, or a candidate’s
body of work. Rather, he’s looking at, according to Politico, “a potential
nominee’s appearance as well as the look and feel of his or her family.”

Trump, who is expected to announce his candidate on Monday, is apparently
looking for someone who is “all-American,” according to one insider—a highly
loaded euphemism that reads as code for a white Christian family.

Another source really spelled it out: “Beyond the qualifications, what really
matters is, does this nominee fit a central casting image for a Supreme Court
nominee, as well as his or her spouse.” Trump does not care much whether they
support Roe v. Wade or not.

Trump is reportedly favoring conservative federal appeals judge Brett Kavanaugh,
who has voted against pro-choice interests. But some conservatives argue he
isn’t conservative enough. He is also reportedly considering federal appellate
judge Amy Coney Barrett, who may put her Catholic faith ahead of her duty as a
judge. Regardless, I have no reason to assume that our nightmare president will
choose anything short of a nightmare Supreme Court nominee.




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Mitchell Holman
2018-07-06 02:19:18 UTC
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In what should surprise no one, Trump is reportedly picking his next
Supreme Court Justice candidate not based on qualifications, opinions,
or a candidate’s body of work. Rather, he’s looking at, according to
Politico, “a potential nominee’s appearance as well as the look and
feel of his or her family.”
Trump, who is expected to announce his candidate on Monday, is
apparently looking for someone who is “all-American,” according to one
insider—a highly loaded euphemism that reads as code for a white
Christian family.
Why doesn't Trump just nominate Ivanka?



1) If he can pack the White House with his family
he surely wants to do the same thing to the Court.

2) He knows SHE will rule just the way he wants
her to. In fact she can be counted on to call up
Daddykins for "advice" on how to vote in every
case.

3) She is young enough to stay there for decades.

4) The GOP Senate would confirm a potted plant
as long as Trump nominated it.

5) He has already sent her to represent the US
in regional summits (bypassing Eric and Donald
Jr, for obvious reasons).

6) So what if she isn't a lawyer. Not a problem,
the Constitution doesn't require it.
Miloch
2018-07-06 03:56:16 UTC
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andidate-wit-1827369589
In what should surprise no one, Trump is reportedly picking his next
Supreme Court Justice candidate not based on qualifications, opinions,
or a candidate’s body of work. Rather, he’s looking at, according to
Politico, “a potential nominee’s appearance as well as the look and
feel of his or her family.”
Trump, who is expected to announce his candidate on Monday, is
apparently looking for someone who is “all-American,” according to one
insider—a highly loaded euphemism that reads as code for a white
Christian family.
Why doesn't Trump just nominate Ivanka?
I think she falls under a little known provision of the Constitution that
states:

"Presidential Poon-tang will be considered ineligible for nomination to the
Supreme Court"

...ya...weird...provision's been there since the Constitutional Convention in
1787. Originally put there to keep John Quincy Adams from appointing his
hookers to the Court should he become President.





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