RBG And The Coming Crisis
We could avoid the bloodbath. But we probably won't.
Of course, the coming bloodbath could be avoided if calmer, reasonable heads prevailed. But who are we kidding? This is 2020 and these fights always seem to bring out our very worst.
"There was a time when our leaders would try to avoid a fight that would tear the country apart...& permanently damage the Supreme Court...McConnell barely waited an hour before reaffirming his intention to ignore RBG’s dying wish and bring it to a vote."
All the planets and meteors of death are coming into alignment. Read
on the smart play here for Trump: Announce who he would choose if he was re-elected, and so make the election into a referendum on the Supreme Court.
There was a time when our leaders would try to avoid a fight that would tear the country apart, shatter constitutional norms, and permanently damage the image of the Supreme Court. But you know that this is not that time.
Over the last four years we’ve gotten used to watching politicians reverse long-held positions, or perform gymnastic flipflops to accommodate His Orangeness. So don’t expect this to be an episode that breaks the mold.
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