The very best court docket within the land has misplaced the suitable to be known as “Supreme.” It has earned a brand new identify, which, if Democrats are sensible, they’ll begin utilizing ASAP when referring to the Court docket. The brand new identify? America Excessive Court docket.
Why not go full Trumpian name-calling on in the present day’s radical bunch of black-robed ayatollahs sitting on the excessive court docket in Washington D.C., passing judgement on how we’re to dwell our lives, democracy and the Structure be damned?
The present right-wing Supreme Court docket has misplaced all legitimacy after a string of appalling selections they’ve handed down just lately on abortion rights, gun rights and the separation of church and state. And, as many observers have prompt, they’re simply getting began!
The six “conservative jurists” have all earned the suitable to be derided, mocked and hounded wherever they present their faces. If meaning frat boy Kavanaugh has to go away a restaurant, via the again door, earlier than having his dessert, so be it.
Is looking the Supreme Court docket the “Excessive Court docket” disrespectful? It isn’t disrespectful sufficient!
For a great abstract on why the label “Excessive Court docket” is suitable, learn Elie Mystal’s nice piece in The Nation, “How The Supreme Court docket Turned The Excessive Court docket.“
Democrats must do what Republicans would do beneath related circumstances. Get nasty, and on message, quick.