The last Judge Jackson left the Supreme Court to go to Nuremberg and prosecute the case against the Nazis. This Judge Jackson might’ve gone there to defend them.”
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) on Senate floor, RE: Ketanji Brown-Jackson
Tom Cotton is a Harvard-educated lawyer, yes – another one of the MAGA Ivy Leaguers, Hawley, Cruz, etc., – that knows better and simply doesn’t care. He knows that the more extreme Fox viewer, the ones that vote in presidential primaries, often racist, will noddingly approve.
The panel on former extreme conservative Joe Scarborough’s show was driven to fury over the comment. The comment itself referenced that Ketanji Brown-Jackson represented detainees at Guantanamo Bay as a federal public defender. She noted she didn’t get to pick her cases. They are assigned. Scarborough took it from there: