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A long list of GOP senators who promised not to confirm a Supreme Court nominee during an election year
Those of you waking up this morning to a war for the soul of the American judiciary have not been paying attention. This war began decades ago with right wing donors began actively seeking to remake the courts. They made the choice to place ideology over principle then.
“When a thoughtless or unkind word is spoken, best tune out. Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade,” wrote Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in 2016. Read her Op-Ed.
RBG is being celebrated for her uncompromising allegiance to her political ideology. Senate Republicans should follow the example she set.
Naturally, Dems must also win back the presidency. If either of these efforts falls short, the GOP will consolidate past victories and a generation will face a corrupted, debased, court system that is deeply biased and threatens vital personal liberties and our democracy itself.
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