We hope Slate doesn’t think that they’re on to some exclusive scoop here by claiming the Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court is a matter of life and death — as was the net neutrality rollback, the GOP tax cuts, and the country’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords. When a woman says explicitly in an ad that a vote for Kavanaugh is a vote to kill her, you know what territory you’re in rhetorically.

But Slate’s gonna Slate:

No, it’s not a sporting event … people at sporting events aren’t nearly as loud and obnoxious, even after several beers.