But they didn’t.
But they would have if they could have.
THE POPULAR VOTE- BY THREE MILLION PEOPLE was for Hillary Clinton.
BFD. If you add up the votes for right leaning candidates and the votes for left leaning candidates, the right leaning candidates got 1.5M more votes than CLinton and Stein.
See how silly it is to play your game?
If people don’t believe that, they will not trust the federal judges, they won’t trust the Congress, whcih makes the laws, and they won’t (many alrady don’t) trust enforcers of the law.
I trust the federal judges. And Congress. And the police. Not a problem. If somebody doesn’t trust them, they’re the ones undermining the institution.
Whatever anyone wants to say about Obama, they can’t say that he poured gasoline on these divisive fires in the way that Trump has
No, he poured gasoline on them in a different way. “Bitter Clingers”. And whether it was the Gates incident or the Baltimore incident or the Orlando incident, he always came out before the facts were all in and took the side of his own racial category. And that was noticed.
Choosing a Supreme Court Justice OR ANYONE in the Judiciary- is not suppossed to be a part of Trump’s, or any politicians’s long or short term game.
You’re right. The Congress is supposed to do their job, and legislate all this stuff so the Court doesn’t have to make these calls. Ben Sasse made that point during the hearings, that if Congress was doing the hard work of legislating (which requires compromise), then the SCOTUS seat would not be nearly so important to everyone.
You don’t just pack the Judiciary with Trump yesmen- And that was a MAJOR issue that many Dems had with this guy, aside from the sexual assault allegations. The Pubs should have taken issue too! If they were DOING THEIR JOBS. (Which that hearing showed that had no interest in doing.)
Guess what? That’s why some of the GOP would have preferred Kethledge or Barrett, because Kavanaugh was a bit too permissive to the Unitary Executive and things like the Patriot Act. But he was not out of the judicial mainstream on them, either.
The Judiciary is suppossed to be a group of completely reasonable people, who enforce laws that benefit people! That’s not happening with this court- which has already rendered close to 100 decisions in favor of corporations.
That tells you nothing. Corporations only go to court as a last resort, and if they know the law is on their side. Litigation hurts stock prices. So, if there’s even an inkling of a chance that they will not prevail, they settle; and they try to settle even if the think they WILL prevail, because just the risk lowers the stock price.
The fact that corporations usually win in court is a red herring when “judging a judge”. If a corporation does NOT usually win in a judge court, that tells you that the judge is an anticorporation ideologue.
Those coporations line all the pockets, Dem pockets, Pub pockets, all of them…
Yep. Campaigns are expensive. Your friend Cory Booker is good friends with Big Pharma for just that reason. And I seem to remember that Harris is bought and paid for by some industry as well, although it escapes me which one.
That’s the real long game- creating the corporatecracy, while slyly destroying the republic.
False dichotomy. Corporate interests are aligned with personal interests more often than not.
People who are treating this like a game on both sides of the aisle so destroying this country. DESTROYING THIS COUNTRY AND QUICKLY. IT IS ALARMING.
Calm down. Nobody’s destroying anything.