Doug Jones’ opposition to Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination doesn’t sit well in Alabama

“I believe Sen. Jones is motivated primarily by his dislike of Trump as well as his partisan driven — and mistaken — view that Judge Barrett is fundamentally unqualified simply because the proceedings are happening right before the November election,” Mr. Kratzer said.

A more sensible approach, politically, would have been at least to signal an open mind or even express a willingness to meet with a candidate, before voting against one, he said.

by James Verney | Washington Times | October 12, 2020