Ben Shapiro Rips MSNBC’s Katy Tur For Dismissing ‘Originalist View’ of Constitution: ‘Oh, The Levels of Stupid’
On Wednesday night, conservative commentator Ben Shapiro had some sharp criticisms for MSNBC host Katy Tur over her coverage of President Donald Trump‘s Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Fox News host Laura Ingraham began by mocking Tur, calling her an “esteemed would-be jurist” for a panel discussion she had earlier in the day when she posed the following question:
“Based on where Americans stand on the issues and Americans have really moved in a much more progressive direction over the years, do you think it’s appropriate to continue to take such a strict originalist view of the Constitution given it’s 2018 and not 1776?”
Well, Shapiro held nothing back.
“Oh, the levels of stupid,” Shapiro reacted. “1776, the Constitution was not yet written, Number One. Number Two: If you believe that America has evolved beyond the Constitution, it has an amendment process. Also, we have legislatures that you can elect. And finally, the idea that any of this justifies the Supreme Court moving away from the text of a law simply so that they can interpret the Constitution as poetry is more evidence that the left wants the Supreme Court to simply be a super legislature as opposed to, you know, an actual judiciary that is using judgment instead of will, as per Alexander Hamilton in Federalist ’78.”
Shapiro also ridiculed those who have been making fun of Kavanaugh’s first name by saying they’re the same people who are “celebrating” Cardi B‘s newborn daughter Kulture.
Watch the clip above, via Fox News.
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