Amid numerous calls by Democrats to pause the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell remains steadfast that the process will continue as originally scheduled.

To the dismay of many Democrats, “He’ll be confirmed sometime before the first Monday in October” sounds pretty definitive.

Could someone please alert Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

And Sen. Kamala Harris.

And MSNBC.

And a bunch of other whiny Democrats.

Given the expediency with which Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the court last year, one would have to imagine that seating Kavanaugh before October would be a big plus for Republicans, particularly senators, in the November midterm elections.

Which is exactly why Democrats want to stop it from taking place.