Supreme Court confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett is a done deal. Democrats don’t have the votes and not enough Republicans have the principles.
The Democrats’ only recourse, many argue, is to increase the size of the tribunal – “courting” is the derogatory term – to offset the illegitimate appointments of Judge Gorsuch (after Judge Garland was blocked). and Justice Barrett. Assuming they win the Presidency and overthrow the Senate, of course.
Joe Biden has notably refused to remove the “judicial wrapper” from the table, but the idea does not mix, and there is real reason to fear, including the likelihood that Republicans would retaliate as soon as they do. would be able. do it. A better alternative is to set term limits of 18 years for Supreme Court judges – with immediate effect.
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