While in his 5th circuit nomination hearing this morning before the Senate Judiciary committee, Justice Don Willett was ‘grilled’ by Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy about a bacon tweet from two years ago.
Here’s the tweet in question:
I could support recognizing a constitutional right to marry bacon. pic.twitter.com/HKPW6tE4H6
— Justice Don Willett (@JusticeWillett) April 30, 2015
Here’s the video of Leahy ‘grilling’ Willett:
Amazing. Do Democrats have no sense of humor? Apparently not!
But Willett handled it well.
As he pointed out, there was a lot of rancor the day after the Supreme Court made gay marriage legal and he was simply trying to inject some levity.