Required Reading – September 7 Afternoon Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Catron: Senate Democrats Prove They’re Unfit to Govern

“Kavanaugh hearings reveal why their symbol is the jackass. During the first two days of the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee demonstrated why their party lost control of Congress, and that they still can’t be trusted with a majority in either house. In addition to interrupting the proceedings countless times on hopelessly frivolous grounds and engaging in outrageous demagoguery, they openly encouraged demonstrators to disrupt the hearings with such disgusting behavior that Judge Kavanaugh’s wife was forced to lead his children out of the room on the first day. These are the very Democrats, remember, who routinely lecture President Trump on matters of decorum. […]  When the Democrats finally began interrogating the nominee, it became even clearer that they were acting in bad faith. Senator Feinstein asked . . .”

Read more at Spectator.

Greenfield: There Will Be Zero Manafort Collusion Trials

“The federal judge overseeing the second trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman, ruled on Wednesday that a federal investigation of possible collusion between the campaign and Russia cannot be discussed during the trial.”

Read more at Front Page Mag.

Dinan: DHS proposes new rules for treatment of illegal immigrant children

“The 203-page proposal, published in the Federal Register, establishes minimum standards of care for all children, including those who come with parents and the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) who show up without parents. Once finalized later this year, the proposal will automatically trigger the end to the Flores Settlement, which has allowed intrusive court scrutiny of the government’s detention policies.”

Read more at Washington Times.

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