When a Trump judicial appointee isn’t extremist enough for Sen. Tom Cotton, but plenty radical enough for Mitch McConnell.

The problem, the Washington Post reports, seems to be that there’s a rumor Neomi Rao, hotly opposed by Democrats for a seat on the D.C. Circuit Court, is rumored — rumored — to have once said something less than sufficiently cruel about abortion rights. Due process for women’s medical rights? The very thought makes Cotton and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) uneasy.