One other query is how Barrett will inadvertently give herself away even within the midst of non-answers. On Tuesday, that got here when she claimed, “I’ve by no means discriminated on the idea of sexual choice and would by no means discriminate on the idea of sexual choice.” Solely as a substitute of conveying that she would by no means discriminate, she conveyed that she’s an individual who thinks in anti-LGBTQ terminology: “sexual choice.” As Kerry Eleveld wrote, “the notion that anybody chooses to be homosexual or date individuals of the identical intercourse just isn’t solely antiquated, it is the additionally the baseline that anti-LGBTQ activists have used for many years to advance and defend legal guidelines expressly discriminating towards homosexual, lesbian, and transgender People. It is the verbiage of somebody who lives in a extremely conservative social bubble and traffics in anti-gay authorized doctrine.”
Will Barrett give herself away once more? It’s going to be one other lengthy day of lies and evasion, both approach.