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Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:37 PM

Does Kavanaugh impress you as intelligent?

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Reply Does Kavanaugh impress you as intelligent? (Original post)
Meadowoak Sep 2018 OP
FarPoint Sep 2018 #1
C_U_L8R Sep 2018 #2
rzemanfl Sep 2018 #9
GemDigger Sep 2018 #3
rurallib Sep 2018 #4
uponit7771 Sep 2018 #5
Skidmore Sep 2018 #6
displacedtexan Sep 2018 #7
yortsed snacilbuper Sep 2018 #8
cwydro Sep 2018 #10
rzemanfl Sep 2018 #11
louis-t Sep 2018 #12
Butterflylady Sep 2018 #13
trueblue2007 Sep 2018 #14
democratisphere Sep 2018 #15
bluestarone Sep 2018 #16
yortsed snacilbuper Sep 2018 #20
bluestarone Sep 2018 #31
NurseJackie Sep 2018 #17
Books_Tea_Alone Sep 2018 #18
KT2000 Sep 2018 #19
lunatica Sep 2018 #21
Baitball Blogger Sep 2018 #22
NCjack Sep 2018 #24
sinkingfeeling Sep 2018 #23
PA Democrat Sep 2018 #25
joshcryer Sep 2018 #26
torius Sep 2018 #27
DeminPennswoods Sep 2018 #28
JDC Sep 2018 #29
OnDoutside Sep 2018 #30
hunter Sep 2018 #32

Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:39 PM

1. Not even close to to being qualified...

To be a Supreme Court Justice.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:40 PM

2. Sneaky. In a self-survival sense.

But not what I'd call very smart. He certainly has zero emotional intelligence.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:41 PM

3. If he was intelligent it wouldn't be so obvious that he is trying to burn out the clock.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:41 PM

4. Yes when he yells his answers - that always shows me intelligence

actually no - he seems pretty average

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:41 PM

5. Not as intelligent as would like a judge to be

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:41 PM

6. Mean and belligerent

a fixer, like Cohen.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:41 PM

7. No.

Slimy little pompous twit.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:43 PM

10. Not particularly, no.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:44 PM

11. Privileged. n/t

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:44 PM

12. Emotionally unstable and whiny.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:44 PM

13. Absolutely not!

An intelligent person would have controll over their emotions.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:45 PM

14. no no no

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:45 PM

15. deplorable dumb.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:45 PM

16. Only if compared to a TURKEY

And i'd have to give THAT some thought

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Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Reply #20)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 06:01 PM

31. LOL that's why i said i'd need to give it more thought

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:45 PM

17. Functional as a retail store manager. I can see him as a Best Buy district manager... AT BEST!!

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:46 PM

18. No way- his speech pattern is not in line with a Yale educated person

Eloquent speakers do not say “I worked my tail off, I was the captain of the basketballl team” and instead would say “I did well academically and excelled in athletics” or something to that effect. I heard lots of “dees” and “dos” from him instead of “these” and “those”. The way he refers to his high school and college friends as “Johnny D” etc is odd. I’m sure if the transcript of his testimony was run through a grade-level speech scale it would be right there with T.rump’s and nowhere near Dr. Ford’s

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:47 PM

19. Not at all

He will comb the legal cases to come up with the ruling the GOP wants. As David Brock said, he was the go-to guy for leaks and figuring out ways to embarrass the Clintons.

He is NOT a great legal mind but rather a social climber and sycophant - intelligent people do not allow their thinking to be guided by that.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:48 PM

21. Not outside his social circle

Uber conservative people are not intelligent in terms of actually thinking. They are “intelligent” in terms of how smart they are in working against any and all equality for those who are different from them.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:48 PM

22. Now that you mention it, no, he doesn't.

He comes across like a player.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #22)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:52 PM

24. Like he climbed the frat rat ladder. nt

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:51 PM

23. No. Dr. Ford would be a better judge.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:54 PM

25. No. I think there is a social component to being a good jurist

that Kavanaugh is completely lacking.

A good judge not only can interpret the law but has the ability to show compassion and empathy. They can bring people with different view to a consensus. The are open-minded, patient and unbiased. They set personal feelings aside.

Kavanaugh gets a F. I don't care if he was first in his class. He is unfit.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:55 PM

26. No, he's a contrarian.

It's easy for him to sound smart when he's merely spouting a real time contrarian argument.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:56 PM

27. He had a friend named Squee.

Didn't realize we were in Grease. (ok, there was no Squee in Grease, but something like that. Maybe it was Squiggy in Laverne and Shirley.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:57 PM

28. No, nothing more than a political hack

Most likely a "dumb jock", too.

Look no further than his calendar, the junvenile handwriting and scribbling and doodling.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 05:58 PM

29. He really does not. He seems a bit thick to me

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 06:00 PM

30. An acquaintance of mine was a world class research and lecturing professor, but has been a

functioning alcoholic for decades. But for his wife, he'd be dead right now. Kavanaugh reminds me so much of him.

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Response to Meadowoak (Original post)

Thu Sep 27, 2018, 06:16 PM

32. If he ever had any innate and exceptional intelligence it was too rarely exercised.

Use it or lose it, brains and brawn.

This guy lost it a long time ago.

There are children of privilege who discover the joys of intellectual exercise and strive to make the world a better place to the very best of their ability.

And then there are the crass, incurious fools who believe their high position in society a birthright.

Kavanaugh is a crass incurious fool. As such his intelligence, or lack of intelligence, is of no consequence. He is a venal, vain, and dissembling man who can bring no good to our Supreme Court.



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