Radical Pro-Abortion Politics, Not Race, Holds Up Loretta Lynch’s Confirmation

I had a very spirited MSNBC discussion about the fight over the holdup to Loretta Lynch’s confirmation as Attorney General on Melissa Perry-Harris’s  talk-show “Nerdland.”  Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)  set the stage by declaring on the floor of the Senate that “[Lynch]… is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar…” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) called that “offensive” and called on Durbin to apologize to Lynch, the Senate and to all Americans. When Melissa turned to me, I told her it was “the worst kind of race-baiting,”—when Durbin voted against Condoleeza Rice was he being