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Thu Oct 4, 2018, 11:15 PM

Same prep school yearbook, 2 years apart, but see how different BK and Neil Gorsuch's entries were!

Gorsuch had a stupid joke about a "fascism forever" club (which caused some controversy at the time of his nomination) but otherwise, his entry appears to have little in common with those of Brett Kavanaugh and Mark Judge.

The actual entries can be seen at the link.

https://www.outsidethebeltway.com/kavanaugh-and-gorsuch-yearbooks/

As the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh started to flow, Republican defenders naturally started floating conspiracy theories that it was all a political stunt by the Democrats. The fact that the timing of the release of the first allegation, by Christine Blasey Ford, was politically convenient for delaying a vote and that Senator Dianne Feinstein held the information for so long helped feed that conspiracy theory. The natural counter-argument, though, was that no such charges emerged against Neil Gorsuch—and that Democrats were certainly motivated in that case because he was appointed to fill the vacant seat they thought rightfully belonged to Merrick Garland.

For some reason, it hit me this morning that, since both Gorsuch and Kavanaugh attended the same prep school, a politically-motivated Ford could very well have levied the same allegations against Gorsuch. Given that Gorsuch is a year younger than her and Kavanaugh two years older, though, that likely wouldn’t have been plausible.

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So I looked it up. Here is Gorsuch’s yearbook entry:

President of the Yard, Student Government: English Class Representative 1, Border Council Member 2; Executive Council Member 3; Forensics 1, 2, 3 (National Champion), 4 (Vice President); International Relations Club 2 (CO-founder), 3 (Vice President), 4 (President of O.A.S.); Dramatics 2 (The Odd Couple); How to win by a landslide 3, 4; YES 4; “Lousy Spanish Student” 2, 3, 4; Facism Forever President (Founder and President) 1, 2, 3, 4; Believer in The World According to Ward; Committee to reform The Beast (President) 2, 3, 4; “The carrousel ride is over” (or is it?) 4; I am not an alkie; I never wrote a debate case!

Huh. That actually doesn’t look like Kavanaugh’s yearbook at all. Gone are the references to partying. Gone are the references to girls. Nearly entirely absent are the references to heavy drinking. “I am not an alkie” is the only reference to drinking in Gorsuch’s yearbook entry. There are no references, in his entry, to kegs or a drinking pact or drinking-induced vomiting. The politics are concerning, but the partying is absent.

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Reply Same prep school yearbook, 2 years apart, but see how different BK and Neil Gorsuch's entries were! (Original post)
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Response to pnwmom (Original post)

Thu Oct 4, 2018, 11:31 PM

1. I am not so quick to dismiss the "Fascism Forever" bit.

I truly believe that American Oligarchs are plotting a future for America that is very close to fascism.

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Thu Oct 4, 2018, 11:34 PM

2. yes, this isn't about where one stands on issues. it's about the fact that most guys do not and

should not behave like Kavanaugh and it should not be dismissed as boys will be boys type bs. it is not the norm and it is not acceptable.

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Response to pnwmom (Original post)

Thu Oct 4, 2018, 11:53 PM

3. I dislike Gorsuch intensely, but...

there are not multiple allegations of sexual assault against him. That is the difference...light years difference between the two.

Nor did Gorsuch exhibit temperament problems unbecoming a SCOTUS justice.

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