The Battle of Princeton: Borking has lost its bite(By Daniel Henninger, The Wall Street Journal) — Senator Kennedy’s thuggish behavior yesterday led to the moment the public is going to remember from the Alito hearings. Kennedy’s viciousness caused the nominee’s wife to burst into tears and leave the room.


Enraged and Engaged: The “women of the Left” whine again(By Carrie Lukas, National Review Online)— Ever subtle, feminist groups last week launched the “Enraged and Engaged” campaign in anticipation of Senate hearings on Samuel Alito.


The Chairman and the Toddler (By Todd Gaziano, Townhall.com) — An inside look at Teddy Kennedy’s ineffective tantrum.


The Ship of Fools Finally Pushes Off (By Charlotte Allen, IWF Inkwell) — Hey, it’s all over!


Martha Alito: Everywife— Senator Kennedy’s thuggish behavior yesterday led to the moment the public is going to remember from the Alito hearings. Kennedy’s viciousness caused the nominee’s wife to burst into tears and leave the room.

Senator Kennedy’s thuggish behavior yesterday led to the moment the public is going to remember from the Alito hearings. Kennedy’s viciousness caused the nominee’s wife to burst into tears and leave the room.

The Democrats’ Last Gasbag Stand Here is the National Public Radio report on yesterday’s grandstand-fest by Ted Kennedy, who had for some reason decided he needed to subpoena records that are right at the Library of Congress…


IWF’s Press Release on the Alito Confirmation HearingThe Independent Women’s Forum urges members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the loaded rhetoric and manufactured charges being bandied about by special interest groups to derail the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court.


With Enemies Like These, Does Alito Need Friends?(By Charlotte Allen, IWF Inkwell) — Holy cow, they’re so desperate! If you didn’t think until today that Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito is clearly a shoo-in for Senate confirmation, you will after you read some of the pathetic tactics our liberal friends are mustering in the hopes of beating him down at the hearings…


My Marxist take on the Alito hearings… (By Charlotte Hays, IWF Inkwell) –“Hegel remarks somewhere that all great, world-historical facts and personages occur, as it were, twice. He has forgotten to add: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce.” Karl Marx


The confirmation hearings of Robert Bork occurred as tragedy, but Sam Alito’s hearings, which so far look to have a better outcome, are occurring as farce.


Keep talking, Joe(Powerline blog) — I part company with those who find Joe Biden’s questioning of judicial nominees tedious. For my money, he puts on the best show in town. That’s because to me stream of consciousness is almost always fascinating, even if the “streamer” isn’t.

Sam Alito’s America and Ours(By Maggie Gallagher for Townhall.com) — The most moving part of Sam Alito’s Senate testimony Monday was about his immigrant father: “He grew up in poverty. Although he graduated at the top of his high school class, he had no money for college. And he was set to work in a factory, but at the last minute, a kind person in the Trenton area arranged for him to receive a $50 scholarship.” It was enough to buy tuition at a local college and “one used suit.” It was enough to change a man’s life.