Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court’s shift to the right, cartoonsplained. Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is the result of years of unopposed conservative organizing. Brett Kavanaugh and the fatal weakness of normcore politics: He’s a very normal Republican pick — that’s the problem. Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS confirmation is in the GOP’s hands: There are three Republican senators to watch — if they stay in line, nothing else matters. Eric Levitz on how Brett Kavanaugh’s qualifications don’t matter. After stealing SCOTUS seat, GOP blasts Dems for partisan opposition to Kavanaugh.

Kavanaugh faces a tougher path to confirmation than Gorsuch — here’s why. If Democrats want to fight Brett Kavanaugh, they have a lot of ammunition (and more). Brian Beutler on Brett Kavanaugh’s Achilles heel. Brett Kavanaugh once argued that a sitting president is above the law — and that should be disqualifying (and more). A big question about Trump that Democrats must insist Kavanaugh answer.

Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh will deliver Republicans a majority on the Supreme Court — will he also prompt a reckoning among Democrats? The high-profile Supreme Court fight gives Democrats’ 2020 contenders a chance to make a mark. Don’t despair over the Supreme Court — get mad, then even (and more). Democrats must consider court-packing when they regain power — it’s the only way to save democracy.

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