Court-packing is an asinine suggestion by people who either don’t understand the need for the judiciary to be a nonpartisan check on the other branches, or do not care because they’re bad at politics & can’t figure out how to win with the rules in place.
"Nine seems to be a good number. It's been that way for a long time. I think it was a bad idea when President Franklin Roosevelt tried to pack the court." – RBG Bureaucrats thirsting for power today rarely stop to think about the consequences of tomorrow
Why Even RBG Would Have (Probably) Supported Ted Cruz’s Common-Sense Constitutional Amendment Banning Court-Packing.
The Amendment would make it impossible for a future president and Senate to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court to cram it full of like-minded jurists.
"I think it was a bad idea when President Franklin Roosevelt tried to pack the court," the late liberal hero Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said. "If anything would make the court look partisan, it would be that."
. says it's time to pass a constitutional amendment fixing the Supreme Court's size at nine justices.
Why Even RBG Would Have (Probably) Supported Ted Cruz’s Common-Sense Constitutional Amendment Banning Court-Packing. Via:
It "would make the court look partisan" Ruth Bader Ginsburg concluded. "It would be that—one side saying 'When we're in power, we're going to enlarge the number of judges, so we would have more people who would vote the way we want them to."
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. is right: We need a constitutional amendment banning court-packing. It's time to take the dangerous measure OFF the table. In fact, even #RBG would (probably) have agreed. I explain for ⤵️
The Amendment would make it impossible for a future president and Senate to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court to cram it full of like-minded jurists. Left and Right, we should ALL support this. Me via
Why Even RBG Would Have (Probably) Supported Ted Cruz’s Common-Sense Constitutional Amendment Banning Court-Packing | Brad Polumbo via
Why Even RBG Would Have (Probably) Supported Ted Cruz’s Common-Sense Constitutional Amendment Banning Court-Packing | Brad Polumbo via
The Amendment would make it impossible for a future president and Senate to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court to cram it full of like-minded jurists. Me via