Desperate as they are to discredit Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, progressives have come up with a brilliant new angle for their attacks on President Donald Trump’s candidate: his "frat boy"-sounding first name.
“We'll be DAMNED if we're going to let five MEN—including some frat boy named Brett—strip us of our hard-won bodily autonomy and reproductive rights,” tweeted pro-choice organization NARAL.
We'll be DAMNED if we're going to let five MEN—including some frat boy named Brett—strip us of our hard-won bodily autonomy and reproductive rights. #StopKavanaugh#SaveRoepic.twitter.com/22GYMTVLgj
— NARAL (@NARAL) July 11, 2018
“Now, I don’t know much about Kavanaugh, but I’m skeptical because his name is Brett,” said late night show comedian Stephen Colbert. “That sounds less like a Supreme Court justice and more like a waiter at a Ruby Tuesday’s. ‘Hey everybody, I’m Brett, I’ll be your Supreme Court justice tonight. Before you sit down, let me just clear away these rights for you.’”
I don't know much about Kavanaugh, but I'm skeptical because his name is Brett. https://t.co/ejtd4r5LsN
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) July 11, 2018
But as Glenn Beck noted on today's show, Steven Colbert actually changed the pronunciation of his name to sound French when he moved from South Carolina to Manhattan ... perhaps to have that certain je ne sais quoi.
Watch the clip above to see Colbert attempt to explain.
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