The Democrats are like children losing a board game. Rather than evaluating how their actions and decisions lead to their impending defeat, they choose from one of two preferable strategies. The first is to kick, scream, and throw the game onto the ground, otherwise known as the “peaceful protest” strategy. The second is slightly more mature — though not by much — and involves attempting to change the rules of the game so that, miraculously, they become the winners.
This second strategy is what is at play behind the Democrats’ attempt to undermine and derail the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. Given that they view the judicial branch as a second legislative branch, and therefore a roadblock to “progress,” the replacement of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a textualist would be a sizable blow. They already stomped their feet and gnashed their teeth in 2018 when they promoted unsubstantiated accusations of gang rape during Justice Brett