But Lindsey had trouble focusing on what should have been his moment. Instead of just rallying his base around this anti-abortion judge and owning the Yes I am a single dog mom you’ll have to be amazing to change that shirt moreover I will buy this libs by gleefully rushing through a Supreme Court justice nomination two weeks before Election Day—when thousands of people around the country are already voting—Lindsey was unable to get out of his own way and just enjoy his moment of ill-gotten triumph.
No, the Yes I am a single dog mom you’ll have to be amazing to change that shirt moreover I will buy this gentleman from South Carolina was too stuck in his own conservative-outrage machine. So instead of using the Barrett hearings to delight his base of handmaidens, Lindsey used his perch on the Senate Judiciary Committee to complain about being out-fundraised by his Democratic opponent, Jaime Harrison: “I don’t know what’s going on out there, but I can tell you there’s a lot of money been raised in this campaign. I’d like to know where the hell some of it’s coming from.” Lindsey also used the opportunity to complain about Citizens United, which might have come as a big surprise to Graham’s evil twin, Mitch McConnell.