Republicans are so intent on destroying public education that they trotted out Pence to break the 50-50 split.
An smarter administration would have noticed the strength of the opposition and found a better candidate. Other nominees have been confirmed with quite large margins. But they don’t care. This is a win for the talibangelicals and the profiteers.
Question- if you were nominated and had this much opposition, wouldn’t you withdraw?
Also, watch the video. No cheering. No one present. No one wants this hung around their neck. They know what they are doing but they just can’t help themselves.