It’s sitting there as plain as the nose on your face. The purpose of filleting the filibuster, Harry Reid’s latest contribution to the advance of mob rule, is to allow Barack Obama to pack the federal courts with ideologically sympathetic judges.
This is not a Tea Party allegation; it’s the conclusion of Mark 1-Mod 0 liberal-leaning staff writers at the major news organizations. You’ve probably heard it yourself in the hours since Reid pushed the “nuclear” button yesterday: “filibuster mumble mumble judiciary/justices/court mumble mumble” goes the standard media patter on the topic. Outside of the industry-insider media in Washington, however, there is little emphasis on the specifics and meaning of the court-packing plan.
And other than on talk radio, there aren’t a lot of pundits clarifying what will be involved. The average person’s imagination probably goes to Continue reading “Court-packing: Obama to succeed where FDR failed”