It’s Not A Conspiracy Theory… It’s Not Paranoia


Conservatives are telling everyone, and themselves, that the Left is just okay with losing the Presidency, what they don’t want is to lose significantly in the down-ballot races. This is why they’ve maneuvered to get Bernie Sanders out of the race. They hypothesize further that with Sanders in the race, the Democrats were convinced they’d lose heavily everywhere across the country.

 

This is almost all incorrect.

 

It’s hard to put into words the catastrophe the Democrats were envisioning — before the coronavirus, that is.

 

Democrats were envisioning the very real possibility that Trump wins re-election and that the doddering Ginsburg and Breyer would leave their posts on the Supreme Court, unable to make it through four more long years of Trump. Both Associate Justices are ancient, but both are perfectly predictably left-wing in all the positions they take on the Court. That means that “Conservatives” (really: Constitutionalists) hold an extremely tenuous 5-4 margin on the court today (Roberts-Alito-Thomas-Kavanaugh-Gorsuch vs. Sotomayor-Kagen-Breyer-Ginsburg).

 

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Do It!

Do It!


Some right-wing commentator — Laura Ingraham? — should take Michelle Wolf’s entire monologue from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, word-for-word, and substitute in some left-wing woman’s name instead of Sarah Sanders’. Sub in the name of, say, Michelle Obama. Or Nancy Pelosi. Continue reading Do It!