Brett Kavanaugh Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

You Can Choke on Schadenfreude

As a policymaker, Joe Biden needs to be held accountable for his poor judgment about standards of proof in sexual misbehavior cases. It’s quite a different matter to say that he personally should face a false accusation to achieve poetic justice.

Calls for Impeaching Kavanaugh Are Damaging Our Democracy

New calls for the impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh are unjustified and simply one more log on the roaring fire of hyperpartisanship that is destroying American democracy.

High School Morality Play

Today’s progressives place adolescents at the center of their moral imaginations, as if the moods of teenagers were the mirror of their most consequential thoughts. 

Civil Was

We have been put on notice that whenever and wherever Democrats are once again entrusted with power, they may be expected to use it without restraint against their political enemies.

Quid Est Veritas?

In the pages of our once great newspapers, argument has given way to assertion, policy to scandal, hard news to gossip and speculation, and observation of political life to participation in it — with the result that there can be few people on either side of the political divide who any longer expect news to be the stock-in-trade of the news media.

The Irrepressible Conflict

Reflections on the War Between the Stars—Kanye and Taylor, that is.

The Book of Donald

‘So the Amerikites revealed themselves, one to another, and it was not a pretty sight.’

The Kavanaugh Battle, Viewed from Rome

Mobs and fideism spell serious trouble for democracy.

The Show Trial of Brett Kavanaugh

In evaluating the testimony of Brett Kavanaugh and his accusers, how are outsiders expected to judge where the truth lies?

‘Advise & Consent’ Meets ‘Rashomon’

The Kavanaugh drama, with its black-and-white issues, resembled an old black-and-white movie.