Powerline: "A 'whistle blower' is anyone who says something that Democrats want to hear...."
So, except for Sen. Diane Feinstein, they boycotted the pro-Alito panel's testimony in protest.... not wanting to hear or appear to take seriously anything contrary to their own views and positions that were already cement-hardened.
Here is a truism excerpted from Powerline's posting on 12 Jan 06:
"The Senate Dems have become so unprincipled that they can't acknowledge it when others act in a principled way. Thus, they found themselves characterizing the principled bipartisan testimony of the Third Circuit judges as possibly unethical. There is no well that the Dems won't try to poison...."
You'll want to read the rest here.