The Untoward and the Shield

“A lot of what we’ve done over the last four years will be undone sooner or later by the next election. They won’t be able to do much about this for a long time to come.” So said Mitch McConnell, as the Senate moved towards its final SCOTUS confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett.

+ It’s apt that McConnell would contrast his moves with an election, as this is all about creating obstacles between the will of the people and the will of those attempting to halt, for as long as possible, the nation’s demographic and opinion shifts. Ron Brownstein in The Atlantic: What the Rush to Confirm Amy Coney Barrett Is Really About.

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