“I am assuming confirmation will occur…”
Professor Tribe quickly qualified his statement by adding a “maybe it won’t,” but Tribe is clearly already looking ahead to a recast Roberts’-led and Alito-including court. He’s right, of course. More later on why this prospect strikes so many on the left with such great fear.
Tribe added at the end of his testimony, “Nobody really cares what I think,” marking an unusual moment of candor for the opponets of Judge Alito.