Cory Booker Courageously Risks Expulsion From Senate to Expose Brett Kavanaugh's Views on Racial Profiling

Screengrab of Cory Booker flashing White Power sign from https://youtu.be/dY2YCdBONWE

 

Wow, what an epic day at the Brett Kavanaugh hearing. And it is only noon.

Yesterday, Kamala Harris had center stage. Today it is New Jersey senator, T-bone’s best friend, and 2020 presidential hopeful Cory Booker.

And this is the first act:

“I am going to release the email about racial profiling, and I understand the penalty comes with potential ousting from the Senate,” he said.

In a much more dramatic way, Booker tried to make the same point: “I am releasing [the email chain] to expose that none of the emails are being withheld from the public have nothing to do with national security, nothing to jeopardize the sanctity of those ideals that I hold dear.”

Chuck Grassley wasn’t taking it too seriously.

And release it, he did. You can read it here, or skip to the punchline below.

https://twitter.com/lachlan/status/1037731687449456640

But no grandiose gesture is really complete without allies:

And without the “Me, too! Me, too!” crowd:

And without the ignominious walkback: