It’s the eve of the vote that may confirm Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice, and if the collective wave of rage and grief is about to pull you under, I’m here to ask you to hang in there. Not because I want to try to convince you that what seems inevitable won’t happen – but because our voices deserve to be heard.
In the words of Senator Maxine Waters, “I will not yield.”
Thirty years from now, I want to look be able to look back on this night and remember that I didn’t stay silent. Here are the calls I’m making, and if you want to join me, stop by and tell me what happened when you called.
Call these Senators tonight
Lisa Murkowski: 202-224-6665
to urge her to stay the course / VOTE NO on Kavanaugh
Susan Collins: 202-224-2523
to tell her she has just betrayed every survivor, and she can still VOTE NO on Kavanaugh
Jeff Flake: 202-224-4521
to remember the women in the elevator, and he can still VOTE NO on Kavanaugh
Joe Manchin: (202) 224-3954
to remind him that he can change his mind VOTE NO on Kavanaugh
Lindsey Graham: (202) 224-5972
to remind him that John McCain is watching
Joe Donnelly: (202) 224-4814
to ask him to VOTE NO on Kavanaugh (and grow a pair while he’s at it)
Then I’ll call my own senators, one Democrat (“thank you”) and one Republican (“Pennsylvania will vote you out”) and call it a night.
No, I will not yield.
Why do I keep posting these steps? Because research shows that no government can survive if just 3.5% of the population maintains:
There’s a playbook, and I’ve got a copy. Societies have passed it around the globe, and it works. Every time.
Call your Senators, then pour yourself a drink or order a pizza and come tell me about it.
We are here for each other.