Evan Thomas Hails ‘Conservative Republican’ O’Connor for Saving Abortion

March 19, 2019 | 12:26 PM EDT

[See NewsBusters for more.] Appearing on CBS This Morning on Monday to tout his new book on Sandra Day O’Connor, author Evan Thomas hailed the former Supreme Court justice as a “conservative Republican” because she voted in favor of abortion and affirmative action. Talking to co-host Norah O’Donnell, the former Newsweek editor hyped, “She preserved affirmative action and abortion for 25 years. That is no small thing.

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