Impressing the Senate today with her encyclopedic knowledge of case law, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was asked if she had brought any preparatory notes to help her with the confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. According to the media, Barrett held up a blank notepad and smiled. Here is the alleged image of that moment:
This account, however, does not coincide with the facts.
Moreover, the image circulating around the media has been doctored!
An international Authors correspondent present in the Senate committee chamber has reported to me that when asked if she had brought any notes to help her with the confirmation hearing, Amy Coney Barrett actually raised a copy of Octo-Emanations. This fact is confirmed by the following un-doctored image: