In the wake of the Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh hearings on Thursday, former Arkansas governor and political pundit, Mike Huckabee, pointed out that any Republican who voted no on Kavanaugh wasn’t fulfilling their sworn duty.
Well, he put it rather more bluntly: He said they will have “crapped upon the Constitution.”
In a fiery tweet after Thursday’s day-long innuendo festival on Capitol Hill, Huckabee — better known these days as the father of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders — retweeted an equally fiery speech by Lindsey Graham in which he eviscerated Democrats for their treatment of the nominee and the allegations against him.
“These comments by @LindseyGrahamSC will be forever remembered as a seminal moment that defined what Democrats really care about,” Huckabee tweeted.
“And if ANY GOP Senator votes ‘no’ they have crapped on the Constitution and should slither home in disgrace.”
Huckabee’s words, surprisingly, weren’t even as perfervid as Graham’s when it came to the Democrats and the RINOs.
These comments by @LindseyGrahamSC will be forever remembered as a seminal moment that defined what Democrats really care about. And if ANY GOP Senator votes "no" they have crapped on the Constitution and should slither home in disgrace. https://t.co/4CQ0llfiVu
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) September 28, 2018
“If you wanted a FBI investigation, you could have come to us,” the South Carolina senator said, addressing Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
“What you want to do is destroy this guy’s life, hold this seat open and hope you win in 2020. You’ve said that, not me,” he continued.
“When you see Sotomayor and Kagan, tell them that Lindsey said hello because I voted for them. I would never do to them what you’ve done to this guy.
“This is the most unethical sham since I’ve been in politics, and if you really wanted to know the truth, you sure as hell wouldn’t have done what you’ve done to this guy,” Graham said.
“Boy, y’all want power. Boy, I hope you never get it. I hope the American people can see through this sham, that you knew about it and you held it.”
“To my Republican colleagues, if you vote no, you’re legitimizing the most despicable thing I have seen in my time in politics. You want this seat? I hope you never get it,” he added.
Both Huckabee and Graham are fairly reserved when it comes to politicians, which is what makes both of these astounding.
When something gets Graham to go full William Jennings Bryan and Huckabee — a Baptist minister — to talk about Republicans having “crapped on the Constitution,” you can wager it’s something that’s moved them rather strongly.
Kavanaugh and other conservatives can only hope the rest of the party feels the same way.
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