Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett are underway, and already the headlines are jumping:

Wait. That’s the wrong headline. Sorry. But I guess it’s too late to do anything about it. Congratulations, Lakers, on finally catching up to the hated Celtics in the title count!

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