Absolutely — there was significant probable cause to believe that he had behaved in a manner which precluded him from being a worthy candidate for the high court. In the face of that probable cause, he should have been subjected to a thorough investigation and multiple days of hearings as Clarence Thomas was — not one day. He should not have been presumed innocent until proven guilty because that only applies to who has the duty of persuasion in a trial setting.

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