The year before Deep State Swamp Creatures dishonestly placed their puppet Joe Biden into his White House residency, Justice Clarence Thomas was asked about his own 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
(Those of us who have been around long enough realize the news of the day, even back in 1991, is usually propaganda).
We recall how Thomas was brutally smeared by Democrats — and ridiculously dismissed by a smartass Biden, who served as committee chairman (reminiscent of Nancy Pelosi’s Jan. 6 political circus show) of the hearings.
As with most mainstream media news, it was difficult for some Americans to sort out the real facts from their personal biases, the intended propaganda, and behind the scenes savvy.
Eventually we learned from former Senator Orrin Hatch R-Ut., that Biden, who brought out his “secret weapon” Anita Hill, did not believe her after she accused Thomas of sexual harassment during the Senate confirmation proceedings.
Senator Hatch said Biden confided to him that he doubted Hill’s story.
“Biden told me personally that he didn’t believe her. He said, ‘I don’t know why she did this.’ I don’t mean to malign Joe, but Joe told me he didn’t believe her and there were some others that told me that, too.”
Biden, known as someone who can’t keep his mouth shut, shared his thoughts with fellow Democrats on the Judiciary Committee.
“He was clearly saying that he spoke with (Senators Howard) Metzenbaum (D-Oh.), (Paul) Simon (D-IL)., and (Teddy) Kennedy (D-Ma.) and expressed to them that he did not believe it. They expressed the same, because whatever evidence they examined, it did not convince them that any of this was true” he said.
Hill, a law professor and former employee at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accused him of sexual harassment when they worked together. Thomas vigorously denied the allegations.
🔹Thomas, who was appointed in 1991 by Republican President George W. Bush, is the second black Supreme Court justice, after Thurgood Marshall.
🔹Predictably, the race-hustling left ignored Thomas’ historic significance while hyping Biden’s prospective nominee because of her demographic “qualifications.”
🔹Even then, the left apparently believed Biden’s bigoted assertions such as “you ain’t black” unless you’re a Democrat.
🔹According to Thomas, the entire effort to sink his nomination had everything to do with what he represented and not what he allegedly did or thought.
🔹Twelve former female colleagues of both Thomas and Hill signed an affidavit supporting Thomas, while not a single person who worked with both vouched for Hill.
Thomas, the longest-serving Justice on the high court, opened up about how he felt treated amid his contentious confirmation process. He was confirmed to the Supreme Court in October 1991 following a 52-48 vote in the upper chamber.
“I felt as though in my life I had been looking at the wrong people as the people who would be problematic toward me,” Thomas said. “We were told that, ‘Oh, it’s gonna be the bigot in the pickup truck; it’s gonna be the Klansmen; it’s gonna be the rural sheriff.’”
“But it turned out that through all of that, ultimately the biggest impediment was the modern day liberal,” he added. “They were the ones who would discount all those things because they have one issue or because they have the power to caricature you.”
“There’s different sets of rules for different people. If you criticize a black person who’s more liberal, you’re a racist,” he said. “Whereas you can do whatever to me, or to now Ben Carson, and that’s fine because you’re not really black because you’re not doing what we expect black people to do.”
When it was his turn to address Biden and the committee in 1991, Thomas didn’t mince words:
I deny each and every single allegation against me today that suggested in anyway that I had a conversation of a sexual nature or about pornographic material with Anita Hill, that I ever attempted to date her, that I ever had any personal sexual interest in her, or that in any way ever harassed her.
Today is a travesty. This hearing should never occur in America. Dirt was searched for by staffers of the members of this committee, then leaked to the media, then “validated” and displayed in prime time over our entire nation.
The Supreme Court is not worth it. No job is worth it. I am not here for that. I am here for my name, my family, my life, and my integrity. I think something is dreadfully wrong with this country when any person in this free country would be subject to this.
And from my standpoint as a black American, as far as I’m concerned, it is a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks who in any way deign to think for themselves, to do for themselves, to have different ideas, and it is a message to kowtow to an old order, this is what will happen to you. You will be lynched, destroyed, caricatured by a committee of the U.S. Senate, rather than hung from tree.
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