Kavanaugh Confirmation Begs the Question – Does Truth Matter?

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“The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.”

-George Orwell

Does the truth matter?

It seems to be one of the central questions of our age.

We just held a Senate confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh’s lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.

And despite multiple women making credible allegations of sexual misconduct against him…

Despite an FBI investigation so grossly limited in scope that investigators couldn’t even interview either the accusers or the accused…

Despite the withdrawal of support from some of the most conservative organizations including the National Council of Churches representing more than 100,000 congregations, the magazine of the Jesuit religious order, and even former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens…

Despite all that, the Republican majority gave their wholehearted approval.

Only Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski bucked her party and voted against him – while Senator Joe Manchin…

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