Emma Green has an excellent examination of different conservative responses to Brett Kavanaugh:
While liberal activist groups paint President Donald Trump’s Washington as an unmitigated forward march of conservative victories, conservative activist groups—including Weber’s—don’t necessarily perceive things the same way. Rather, some of these groups see the next few years under Trump as a brief window of opportunity to create defenses against a culture that is moving away from them. In parts of the conservative movement, the long-game strategy is to defend their position by devolving power away from the federal government and the Supreme Court, using the momentum of the Trump years to batten down the hatches against the inevitable cultural storms ahead.
Of course, this is only exacerbated by recent news that Susan Collins was recently assured by Kavanaugh that he thinks Roe v. Wade is settled law!