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Clarence Thomas describes the modern culture of victimhood
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says, at some point we will be ‘tired, of all beings, a victim” in an interview with the judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Gregory E. Maggs, the Library of Congress in Washington, DC
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas poked Sen. Cory Booker, the New Jersey Democrat is a lot of call from “Spartacus mocked” during the last week of the confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh.
Booker was flatly threatens to be mocked, to defy the rules of the Senate and freely give what he thought were confidential documents about Kavanaugh’s past,
From last week, justice Clarence Thomas: “with Honor – if we could spread the word about more people in public life, people, actually, at the end of the hearings, instead of ‘Spartacus’…”
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“This is about the closest I’m going to Booker probably ever in my life to a” I am Spartacus “moment”, said.
Thomas, the broadcast to call his own controversial hearing in 1991, a “high-tech lynching,” and took a jab at Booker in a conversation with the Federalist Society, Wednesday on C-SPAN.
“Honour value – when, we could spread the word about more people in public life, people who actually have the questions in hearings, instead of ‘Spartacus,'” said Thomas, prompting loud laughter in the audience.
“But as long as we look at our interests, or scoring points, or looking cute, or on TV … Especially the legal system, how we get it upright? If you don’t, the debate, the tough questions honestly, with honor, with integrity, as we hold a civil society?”
– Justice Clarence Thomas
The famous level-headed lawyer was complaining that the open-party hearings may pose a threat for the civil society, the legislators, the political scoring points are more interested in, rather than question the suitability of the candidates.
“If we have the honor to use the word full more often, think of the difference that going to make it,” he said. “Then you have a legacy. We have to leave the country and are in better shape, morally, structurally, than we found it.”
“But as long as we look at our interests, or scoring points, or looking cute, or on television,” said Thomas, “Especially the legal system, how we get it upright? If you don’t, the debate, the tough questions honestly, with honor, with integrity, as we hold a civil society?”
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After Booker ‘ s dramatic Declaration, and it was found that the potential for 2020 presidential election, candidate, already had the approval to transfer the E-Mails, and the spectacle was just theatrics.
“We deleted the documents of the past night, shortly after Senator Booker staff told us,” William Burck, a lawyer working for former President George W. Bush told the New York Times.
“We were surprised to learn that sen. Booker ‘ s theatrics this morning, since we had already told him that he could publicly the documents. In fact, we have said to each request by the Senate Democrats, to make the documents public,” he added.
“Apparently, someone just wanted to break the rules and make a scene, but not your E-Mails,” a spokesman for the Committee Republicans said in a statement. “All this drama this morning, was apparently for nothing, and it’s unfortunate,” Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, told reporters.
Fox News’ Alex Pappas contributed to this report.
Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.