1. One of the disturbing aspects to me about the Kavanaugh hearings has been the argument by certain Senators that the left is trying to take something away from him that he “deserves”
2. He does not have the post he, so how can he lose what he doesn’t already have? I’ve been reading Jill Lepore’s “These Truths” and it’s amazing to see how the question of “deserving” had been present from the moment Europeans landed in the Americas.
3. The conquistadors told indigenous people: either you accept Christianity is what’s up, or we will enslave you. That’s why they “deserved” their land