Evan Thomas Hails ‘Conservative Republican’ O’Connor for Saving Abortion

Scott Whitlock | March 19, 2019
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[See NewsBusters for more.] Appearing on CBS This Morning on Monday to tout his new book on Sandra Day O’Connor, author Evan Thomas hailed the former Supreme Court justice as a “conservative Republican” because she voted in favor of abortion and affirmative action. Talking to co-host Norah O’Donnell, the former Newsweek editor hyped, “She preserved affirmative action and abortion for 25 years. That is no small thing. You know? Conservatives thought when she got on the Court, those things are gone. Those are the bête noire of the right wing.” 

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