On Friday Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said she would cast a decisive vote for Brett Kavanaugh, paving his way to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court.
As Collins read a lengthy statement justifying her decision, Twitter reacted with horror.
Collins has fully taken off the mask. She's Trumpian through and through.— David Atkins (@David Atkins)1538766670.0
I hope she feels a fraction of the anguish she’s put others through this week every day for the rest of her life https://t.co/Hl2yppOcUh— Sarah Marian Seltzer (@Sarah Marian Seltzer)1538766630.0
Susan Collins castigating everyone for opposing the nominee before he was even named, which is, of course what McCo… https://t.co/CuLdbQrkOM— Chris Hayes (@Chris Hayes)1538766617.0
Lots of smiling and backslapping on the GOP side of the Senate ahead of Collins speech— Jim Newell (@Jim Newell)1538765991.0
Ironic that if she votes yes on Kavanaugh, Senator Collins will soon be out of a job but Kavanaugh will have one fo… https://t.co/Bbgl1Rmj1H— Seth Abramson (@Seth Abramson)1538765547.0
Collins mentions spending to stop Kavanaugh; mysteriously doesn't mention considerably larger amount of dark money… https://t.co/5Ovn9CiuBs— Ben Wikler (@Ben Wikler)1538766714.0