Almost a month ago, I posted this update newsletter to drafts by email but didn't get around to editing and publishing. Usually an update will be too stale to use by then. This one is not, especially for those who haven't read the preliminary documents before the media wars tsunami hit. Democrats are divided -- resist or go along to minimize effect on midterms elections. Republicans tentatively predict confirmation around October 1st.
There's time to catch up and make your own decision instead of succumbing to political PR and Kabuki theater. After you've caught up with the basics, then check out more recent stories and discussions.