To Bork public officials is to vilify them for political gain. It is to strip them of their humanity, tear their public image to shreds, and depict them as evil incarnate. It is to do to a person exactly what Democrats are attempting to do to Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Democrats know they can’t derail Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination on the merits. Instead, they attack a straw man — a gross caricature of the real Judge Kavanaugh, a fictitious being born of rank hyperbole and liberal lies.