Twitter reacts to Barrett misspeaking about approaching cases with an 'open wine': 'Me too, girl'
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Twitter users were amused and empathetic Wednesday after Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettOn The Money: Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi bullish, Trump tempers optimism | Analysis: Nearly 1M have run out of jobless benefits Overnight Energy: Barrett punts on climate, oil industry recusals | Ex-EPA official claims retaliation in lawsuit | Dems seek to uphold ruling ousting Pendley Amy Coney Barrett is beacon for new kind of feminism in America MORE misspoke during her Supreme Court confirmation hearing, vowing to approach every case with an “open wine.”

During questioning by Sen. Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseHillicon Valley: Threatening emails raise election concerns | Quibi folds after raising nearly B | Trump signs law making it a crime to hack voting systems Trump signs legislation making hacking voting systems a federal crime Congress must repeal tax breaks for the wealthy passed in CARES Act MORE, Barrett, President TrumpDonald John TrumpJudge rules to not release Russia probe documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida MORE's third nominee to the high court, attempted to reassure the Rhode Island Democrat that she will be an unbiased judge.

“I will approach every case with an open wine,” she said, before immediately correcting herself. “Open mind.”


While no one in the room acknowledged the blink-and-you-miss-it gaffe, Twitter users turned the comment into a slew of memes and jokes.

“Me too, girl,” one user wrote alongside a video clip of the slip-up.


Barrett is three days into her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. If confirmed, she will take over the vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgDemocrats to boycott committee vote on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination Mitt Romney did not vote for Trump in 2020 election The Senate should evoke RBG in its confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett MORE, resulting in a 6-3 conservative majority.