According to The Wall Street Journal, the vote by the full Senate to confirm or not confirm Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court could happen tomorrow. That is, Saturday.
That means that the weekend plans for the media heavy hitters will be cancelled. In addition to preparing long-form analytical articles, they will be live tweeting and live blogging.
Careers are in play.
Media upstarts could rise to fame by outgunning in social media the brandname journalists.
Don McGahn, former Jones Day partner and current head lawyer of the White House, could emerge Mr. Hero or Mr. Screwup. He has been the number-one point person on this nomination.
Christine Ford could become a damaged brand.
Those in the front lines of #MeToo could suffer a backlash.
In terms of political theatre, this could be the biggest show since the Drudge Report broke the Intern Story and the GOP had a lot of laughs at the Clintons' expense.
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