Supreme Court nominees like to characterize themselves as neutral umpires when considering court cases, calling balls and strikes when they see them. In the case of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, it looks like on at least one issue, she’s prepared to call a strike before the ball is even pitched.
If the Senate confirms President Donald Trump’s conservative Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, the court will experience a far-right ideological lurch that will reshape American life as we know it, states a post today on Media Matters.
empoweredvoters: She knew what her staying on the bench meant to all of us. She never retired to try and ensure Trump would not replace her.
“NPR said that just days before her death, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter, Clara Spera, which said, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”
Ginsburg’s death came after a long battle with cancer and several hospitalizations. In July, she announced that she was undergoing chemotherapy for a “reoccurrence of cancer” but could still perform her Supreme Court duties.”
The announcement came two days after she was released from the hospital following treatment for an infection from an operation on a pancreatic tumor.”