Sep 24, 2018
The Kavanaugh Conundrum

While the Morning Joe panel talks about a new allegation of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, published by the New Yorker, veteran columnist Mike Barnicle shines a light on another issue this Kavanaugh situation presents: “The other aspect of it that is truly dangerous, truly threatening is the incredible hyper-partisanship now surrounding the Supreme Court of the United States. These are lifetime appointments—you’re supposed to look at the law as a neutral observer and decide on the basis of the law, not partisanship. And yet partisanship has always been there in the Supreme Court, but the hyper-partisanship today is truly, truly dangerous.” Hear more of the conversation with Morning Joe’s Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough.