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 BarrettThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Jan. 6 probe, infrastructure to dominate week Anti-abortion movement eyes its holy grail Abortion rights face most difficult test yet at Supreme Court MORE misspoke during her Supreme Court confirmation hearing, vowing to approach every case with an “open wine.”

During questioning by Sen. Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseKavanaugh conspiracy? Demands to reopen investigation ignore both facts and the law Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers blast FBI's Kavanaugh investigation as 'sham' New York gun rights case before Supreme Court with massive consequences  MORE, Barrett, President TrumpDonald TrumpRealClearPolitics reporter says Freedom Caucus shows how much GOP changed under Trump Jake Ellzey defeats Trump-backed candidate in Texas House runoff DOJ declines to back Mo Brooks's defense against Swalwell's Capitol riot lawsuit 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 GinsburgAnti-abortion movement eyes its holy grail Abortion rights face most difficult test yet at Supreme Court Mississippi's attorney general asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade MORE, resulting in a 6-3 conservative majority.