Back when Brett Kavanaugh was nominated for the Supreme Court, there was a rush to find dirt on him. The media wanted his deep, dark secrets. Unfortunately, it appears that there aren’t any. So, instead, the media reported that he bought baseball tickets- and his friends paid him back for the tickets they used. I’m not sure how this is a problem, but the usual suspects tried to frame it as one.
One outlet, ProPublica, has not given up on getting to the bottom of this baseball scandal.
They tweeted this on Monday morning
Did you attend a Washington Nationals game in 2017?
— ProPublica (@propublica) August 13, 2018
How can a baseball-loving public help them? They don’t really know:
We’re not sure what we’ll find. But we do know that people take a lot of pictures at baseball games. Did you see Judge Kavanaugh at a game? Did you attend a game with him? Do you have any photos, and if so, will you send them our way?
It also says:
We’d especially like to figure out where he sat, how many seats he bought and which friends attended games with him.
The piece contains a form to fill out, too:
Don’t worry, world, they are on the case!
People were embarrassed on behalf of ProPublica.
Journalism is not completely dead but great job digging the grave for it
— KellyM (@KellyMadruga) August 13, 2018
Hard hitting highschool journalism. lol. Try again
— BayouJohn (@JohnnealM) August 13, 2018
thank god you guys are keeping your eye on the ball. this is downright dangerous stuff…
— vanessa symmons (@jumpeight) August 13, 2018
Politics aside…that’s kinda creepy.
— JGH (@Hubb57) August 13, 2018
It is extremely creepy. Back down, ProPublica. You’ve kind of lost it.