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Trump’s reverse-Midas touch has struck again: Brett Kavanaugh is now the worst-polling Supreme Court nominee in the history of Gallup.
Trump’s handpicked choice to tilt the court completely to the right has just 41 percent of the electorate backing his candidacy, while 37 percent oppose him.
That results in a net support of +4. By comparison, Trump’s first Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch was at +13 in the same poll.
Kavanaugh’s poor performance puts him in line with other nominees offered by Republican presidents who were ultimately rejected. Robert Bork, nominated by President Ronald Reagan, had a +6 level of support, while George W.…