The Democrats Order Up Their Armageddon!!!
Flying in the face of all reason, the Senate Democrats are preparing to call down the Nuclear Option on their own position. They have dug in behind identity politics and personal destruction. The Dems have left no room for maneuver with their hateful rhetoric and lies. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will have no option but to push the launch button. The Senate as we knew it will be gone.
As Written By Guy Benson for Townhall:
By now, you’re likely aware of the background and dynamics ahead of this brewing Senate battle — as more Democrats announce their support for Chuck Schumer’s anti-Gorsuch filibuster, premised on an imaginary ’60 vote’ standard he conjured in his head with little factual support. The latest bandwagon-jumper is former Clinton running mate Tim Kaine, whose embrace of this obstructionist tactic is, shall we say, noteworthy, in light of his stance in favor of extending the Reid Rule and further nuking the filibuster on behalf of Hillary’s would-be Supreme Court nominees. I’m not sure Democrats’ self-interested double standards on these issues can be distilled down into a purer form than Kaine’s new and expired positions. As an aside, Kaine’s weak rationale for seeking to block Gorsuch is the judge’s supposed activism against abortion rights. Not only does this claim have virtually no basis in Gorsuch’s actual record, it’s an interesting attack coming from a politician who touted his support for the “sanctity of life” and various abortion restrictions as recently as 2005. At some point, Kaine apparently recognized that an inviolable litmus test for advancement in the modern Democratic Party was adopting a dogmatic commitment to abortion fanaticism, and shifted accordingly. In any case, lest there was any doubt about Democrats’ almost comical unseriousness on Gorsuch, Chuck Schumer laid them to rest yesterday.
Schumer on Democrats facing a tough vote on Gorsuch: He did not acquit himself well at the hearings and did not impress our caucus
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) March 28, 2017
Back on planet earth, virtually every remotely neutral observer agreed that Gorsuch performed exceptionally well in his hearings. Indeed, several Senators who’d previously expressed support for an up-or-down…..
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