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Column: Advise and dissent
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WASHINGTON -- If you missed Day One of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing, just try to imagine a mud-wrestling contest attended by banshees howling at the referee. Between senators interrupting the all-wise-and-patient Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and shrieking protesters, the proceedings were too low-brow to resort to the usual circus metaphor. It was a performance, all right, but it was embarrassing to watch.