Politics is sometimes about convenience and opportunity. The sudden Supreme Court vacancy is case in point.
We can be mad at the Republicans for taking the course of action they apparently are going to take in filling RBG’s seat, but would the Democrats be playing this any differently? I know the Dems get ridiculed for being punchless and impotent, but might they be smart to bite their tongues and wait for the electorate to make a statement at the polls?
Because beyond the hypocrisy of McConnell, Graham, Cotton and the rest, we also get to vote on their seeming disdain for and dismissive attitude toward us the voters, who best not be as clueless and apathetic as they think we are.