McConnell Campaign Site’s 404 Error Page Features Image of Merrick Garland

Washington Free Beacon | 4/17/2019 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R., Ky.) official campaign website has an error page that features the image of the Supreme Court nominee who wasn't, Merrick Garland.

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Anyone who heads to but types in a faulty URL will be greeted with a blue photo of Garland when he was nominated for the Supreme Court in 2016, with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden flanking him at the White House.

"Oops, this page doesn't exist. But just in case, go donate and make sure it doesn't come back," the text reads.

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It's a clear wink at the infuriated critics who don't forgive McConnell for not giving a hearing or vote to Garland, citing the "Biden rule" of not voting on a Supreme Court pick during an election year.

It was a gambit that worked out spectacularly for Republicans. Donald Trump was elected president that year, and he nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat Obama intended for Garland. It had been left vacant by...
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