Elena Kagan Gets Grillled……On Her Favorite Twilight Character

If you needed any more signs that the Supreme Court confirmation process had become silly and vapid, it came today when Senator Amy Klobucher asked Elena Kagan who her favor character was in the Twilight series:


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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. G.A.Phillips says:

    This idiot needs to be removed from office.

    Just saying…….

  2. sam says:

    That reminded me of the time the late Tom Lantos was at some subcommittee hearing chaired by a moron from the other party. This guy was hellbent on investigating some utterly nonsensical issue (on a par with birther crapola), but one he believed would “bring down the president”. Lantos made of point of noisily reading the paper throughout the hearings. His show of disdain was hilarious.