Jeff Sessions

Booker was a bust

Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard

Booker had nothing to say about Sessions's personal and private views on race. He had no secrets about Sessions to reveal. His opposition turned out to be a disagreement over policy. A liberal, Booker objected to Sessions's conservative views. For those eager to derail the Sessions nomination, this had to be a letdown. As soon as Booker finished his testimony, the air went out of the anti-Sessions balloon.

Transition to Trump: Why the media deserved its Trump delivered press conference beat-down

Donald Trump pulled no punches and took no prisoners while sending a message to the media on Wednesday. Plus, Sessions endures more accusations of racism from desperate Democrats on Wednesday, and, Tillerson’s grilling was all about advancing political agendas, not wrong answers.

Why Left Opposes Sessions: He's Right; They're Wrong

Terence P. Jeffrey, CNS News

The confirmation fight over Session has been intense, but it is merely a prelude to the domestic Cold War confrontation we will see over Supreme Court nominations. If Trump names pro-life constitutionalists — as he has promised — the battle cry then must be taken from Ronald Reagan: We win, they lose.

On Fire: The Racist Anti-Racists at MTV News

Michelle Malkin, Townhall

Upon spotting Sessions with one of his multiracial granddaughters sitting on his lap as he waited for the proceedings to begin, MTV News "culture writer" Ira Madison III tweeted a photo of them and snarked: "Sessions, sir, kindly return this Asian baby to the Toys 'R' Us you stole her from." So much for liberals celebrating diversity. So much for Michelle Obama's rallying cry to the left that "our motto is, when they go low, we go high."

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Transition to Trump: The prospect of change in 2017 makes it a very happy new year

It’s very hard to predict what government will look like at the end of 2017, but one thing’s for sure – it will be different than it is today. Plus, Trump sends out markers that the press’s Obama honeymoon is over, and, Half the public is skeptical of Trump’s abilities, but his congressional outreach will improve his numbers.

The Newspapers Bully Sen. Sessions

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham, CNS News

The left tried a similar routine with John Ashcroft when he was nominated to lead the Justice Department 16 years ago. They tried to paint him as a racist for writing for a journal called the Southern Partisan. But eight Democrats crossed party lines to make it an easy confirmation vote. History is bound to repeat itself, but that won't stop these character assassins from trying.