Louisiana Federal Judge Terry Doughty - GOP Double Standard in action

MeidasTouch - Nov 28, 2022

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reached a unanimous decision that was deeply critical of MAGA Louisiana Federal Judge Terry Doughty for ordering top Biden officials to sit for depositions in a frivolous “First Amendment” lawsuit brought by Republican-led States against the Biden administration for content moderation policies of social media platforms which were critical of anti-vaccine content. MeidasTouch host Ben Meiselas reports.

Background:
December 21, 2017 by tomaswell

‘Six degrees of Louisiana Politics’ lands Doughty nomination for a federal judgeship, support from political establishment | Louisiana Voice

By the time you read this, 5th Judicial District Court Judge Terry Doughty may already be confirmed for a lifetime position on the federal bench. That’s lifetime, as in once done, he’ll be there like he was affixed with Gorilla Glue.

And, to put it as gently as possible, Doughty may be almost is unqualified for such an important post (did I mention it was a lifetime position?) as the esteemed Federal Elections Commission Chairman Peterson, who, it turned out, fell on his face in answering the most basic of legal questions from Kennedy and subsequently was withdrawn for consideration by the Trump administration.

There are a multitude of reasons why Doughty should never have been nominated. Some of those reasons have to do with his legal skills, which are mediocre at best. Other factors involve some of his associates and some of the reason even goes back to a sweetheart deal the Jindal administration cooked up on behalf of a state vendor which in turn benefited the son of a former state legislator who just happened to be a Jindal supporter. …

and the beat goes on…