"White patriarchal supremacists, and all who enable them, now have free reign to advance their oppressive agenda."
Minutes after President Donald Trump announced his Supreme Court Nominee Monday evening, the organizers of the Women's March released a statement opposing him.
However, in their haste, they forgot to include the nominee's name, leaving the placeholder "XX" in the first sentence. The statement did mention Brett Kavanaugh, by name at one point, but misspelled his last name "Cavenaugh."
The statement also said that Kavanaugh's nomination means:
The mistakes suggested that the Women's March organizers prepared a statement of opposition before knowing who Trump had nominated. The rumored top contenders were all staunch conservatives, whom the liberal activists were sure to oppose -- especially given concerns that a more conservative court will threaten Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision guaranteeing abortion rights.
But each of them has a unique background, not to mention way of spelling their last name.