Cory Booker: Anyone Who Supports Kavanaugh’s Nomination is ‘Complicit in Evil’

Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) condemned Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in biblical terms during a Tuesday press conference on Capitol Hill.

The National Review writes:

Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) condemned Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in biblical terms during a Tuesday press conference on Capitol Hill and said anyone who does not oppose his confirmation is “complicit in evil.”

Flanked by a deacon and fellow Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Booker described the Kavanaugh confirmation battle as a “moral moment” that demands that all who oppose evil also oppose the constitutional originalists’ confirmation.

“I’m here to call on folk to understand that in a moral moment there is no neutral. In a moral moment there is no bystanders,” Booker told the crowd. “You are either complicit in the evil, you are either contributing to the wrong, or you are fighting against it.”

The rising progressive star then suggested that opposition to Kavanaugh’s confirmation was tantamount to walking through the “valley of the shadow of death.”

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