Remember When Biden Wouldn’t Hire a Black Woman?

The Past Can't Be Erased

Isn’t if funny when Biden’s past contradicts his present?

It seems like Joey Demento can’t really keep his facts straight. It’s a lot like the three college degrees he earned simultaneously while on scholarship for his top notch grades. Or the sit-ins where he personally fought racism. In fact, that racism card comes up quite a bit for Biden.

Most recently, he’s committed himself to nominating a black woman for the Supreme Court. However, he hasn’t always made such a commitment.

As Fox News reports:

President Biden is pledging to nominate a Supreme Court justice based on whether that person is Black and female, despite filibustering a similar landmark nominee for the District of Columbia federal appeals court, the panel on “The Five” discussed Monday.

On “The Five,” host Dana Perino – a former spokeswoman for the Justice Department and White House during the Bush administration – recalled how Democrats so fervently opposed the nomination of then-California Supreme Court Justice Janice Rogers Brown, a Black woman who grew up in heavily-segregated Alabama, to the high-profile D.C. circuit court of appeals.

“I would just like to take a quick trip down memory lane — if Democrats really wanted to see a Black woman elevated to the Supreme Court, why did they block Janice Rogers Brown back during the Bush administration?” she asked, noting that she was working within the nominating process at the time.

“I will never forget it because anonymously, they told the [media] … it was because they didn’t want the Republicans to have a shot at nominating the first Black woman to the Supreme Court.”

Really? So instead of lifting up a woman of color, and inspiring a generation of young women to reach for the stars, Democrats played “me first!” How does that make sense?

The Launch Pad

Three current Supreme Court justices, John Roberts Jr., Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas – as well as the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ascended to the high court from that prominent appeals bench.

Perino further noted that one type of “diversity” that is glaringly missing from Biden’s endeavor is the “diversity of thought.”

In 2003, all but one Senate Democrat, Benjamin Nelson of Nebraska, voted against Bush’s nomination of Rogers Brown. At the time, current top Democrats Biden, Barack Obama, and Chuck Schumer all stood opposed to the jurist.

In his speech opposing Rogers Brown, Biden gave a verbal nod to then-Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.V. – a prolific filibusterer – and said the vote on the jurist’s nomination would be “the single-most significant vote any one of us will cast in my 32 years in the Senate.”

“I suspect [Byrd] would agree with that,” Biden said. Obama later labeled Rogers Brown a “political activist.”

In remarks to reporters late Monday, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., brought up Rogers Brown’s case, saying that Biden should indeed nominate the jurist, as she fulfills his strict rubric:

“I wouldn’t exclude people out of the basis on race, gender, religion or whatever else… I think he should consider all qualified nominees. I think there’s a lot of great people to choose from,” Hawley said, giving a nod to the fact Biden now considers the filibuster precedent a racist relic of the “Jim Crow” era.

“I think Janice Rogers Brown, he ought to nominate her and she meets his self-imposed criteria. He filibustered her twice when she was nominated for the D.C. Circuit and what was a historic nomination at the time,” Hawley continued.

Once again, the President is caught with his pants around his ankles. Literally. Instead of be a true leader in diversity, Biden just shows off his pampers for all the world to see. But there’s still a chance he’ll nominate Whoopi Goldberg for SCOTUS.

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