How Neil Gorsuch Outshines Senate Democrats


By the end of the third day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, it was clear that little fight was left in the Democratic senators on the Judiciary Committee.


Following a contentious day of questioning on Tuesday, Democrats seemed resigned to Gorsuch’s confirmation on Wednesday as it became clear that they were failing to land any decisive blows.


As the day progressed, Democratic senators seemed more interested in influencing the views of the future justice than in trying to prevent his confirmation.


The major themes of Democrats’ questions on Wednesday were no different than those on Tuesday. That included attempt after unsuccessful attempt at getting Gorsuch to express his views