And nothing in this week’s often partisan-squabbling, protest-interrupted spectacle has changed the likely outcome: a party-line vote in favor of Kavanaugh’s elevation to the high court.
verb (used with object)
to attack (a candidate or public figure) systematically, especially in the media.
Origin of bork
1988, Americanism; after Judge Robert H. Bork, whose appointment to the Supreme Court was blocked in 1987 after an extensive media campaign by his opponents