The Left Is Now Targeting Clarence Thomas for Destruction

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has been under attack by the left since the day his nomination was announced. Not only did he undergo what he so aptly described as a “high tech lynching” at the hands of a pathological Anita Hill–and is probably Patient Zero proving that leftist politics trumps race, background, or even the truth–he weathered a blatantly racist attack from incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry “Hit Me Harder, Daddy” Reid. This from Meet the Press in 2004, back when it was colorably a news program without a simpering Chuck Todd:

 I think that he has been an embarrassment to the Supreme Court. I think that his opinions are poorly written. I just don’t think that he’s done a good job as a Supreme Court justice.

I hate throwing the “R” word around, but the notion of a night law school grad and political hack judging the work of someone who graduated from Holy Cross with a cum laude degree in English Literature and a graduate of Yale Law as poorly written is simply a coded attack.

Today when I checked in on the hellhole that is Twitter, I saw “Clarence Thomas” trending, and my first thought was that 2021 had just told 2020 “hold my beer” and that we were facing a Supreme Court vacancy and nomination fight along with a Biden presidency.

Thankfully, I was wrong. All that was happening was that the left was again using Justice Thomas’s wife, Ginny, as a pressure point for their attacks on him. Here is one of the typical attacks by a particularly shameless and amoral public nuisance who has parlayed an alleged law degree into a “staff writer” position at the failed group blog, Slate.

Here is some random CNN commentator recycling Harry Reid’s racist attacks:

The attack on Thomas is for real, and it will get worse. As it stands right now, Thomas seems to have become a shadow “Chief Justice” by holding together five conservative justices (the verdict is still out on how Kavanaugh develops). READ Will the Confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett Usher in the Beginning of the Thomas Court. Whenever Roberts tries to play one of his silly games of voting with the liberals so he can get those invitations to the right parties, he stands a real chance of being part of a 6-3 minority. Thomas has been harsh on federal district judges ordering nationwide rules. He’s been critical of some of the legal theories used to expand the administrative state. He’s no friend of the usurpation of power by the courts. He actually believes in the Bill of Rights.

It is no coincidence that Thomas is being targeted at the same time as Hawley and Cruz (see Joe Biden Compares Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley to Actual Nazis and Chris Coons Demands Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz Resign and We Should All Be Worried). The left is attempting a decapitation strike against conservative leaders in all branches. They are just getting started, and Biden is not even slurping pudding in the White House bathroom yet.