News of interest solely to dead-end Judge (now Justice) Brett Kavanaugh haters appeared on page two of Wednesday’s New York Times under the headline, “We’re Still Investigating Kavanaugh,” by Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, who covered the Kavanaugh controversy. The online headline was more defensive: “Why We’re Writing a Book About Justice Brett Kavanaugh.”
The book will be titled The Education of Brett Kavanaugh and will be published by an imprint of Penguin Random House. The cash-in promises to be a another anti-conservative Justice hit piece with a Times angle, like Strange Justice, cowritten by then-Wall Street Journal reporters Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson (who would later spend three years as the Times’ executive editor). That 1994 book was hostile and misleading on its subject and the unproven allegations made by Anita Hill against Clarence Thomas.
During the high-octane Kavanaugh saga, Pogrebin and Kelly contributed to dozens of anti-Kavanaugh hit pieces. Pogrebin cowrote “Democrats Irked By Limits Placed On F.B.I.’s Inquiry – Seeking Wider Purview – Interviews Meant to Stop Kavanaugh Fight May Close by Monday.” It showcased how the paper (and the rest of the press) conveniently forgot about Christine Blasey Ford’s rape charges, shifting the goalposts to target Kavanaugh’s alleged excessive drinking: “But the investigation’s apparent narrow reach has infuriated the judge’s critics, who said he should be subjected to a wide-ranging examination of his drinking and possible sexual misconduct.” – READ MORE