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In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, said, “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.”

McConnell was talking about the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. There were nine months to go before the next election, but damned if he was going to do his constitutional duty and vote on the the president’s SCOTUS nominee. He didn’t even give Merrick Garland, the nominee, a hearing.

Now, with the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and with a mere 45 days until the next election, McConnell is determined to hold a vote for Donald Trump’s nominee.

The American people did have a voice in Scalia’s replacement as they elected President Obama for eight full years, not seven years and one month. In fact, President Obama won the popular vote both times. When McConnell stole that nomination from President Obama, he gave it to a man the majority of the nation rejected.

Now, McConnell’s argument to vote on RBG’s replacement is that the American public elected Trump and his agenda (like they did for Obama…but they didn’t actually for Trump), and then they not only kept Republicans in charge of the Senate in 2018, they also increased their majority.

The thing is though, the American people wanted Democrats to control the Senate. Democratic senate candidates received 12 million more votes than Republican senate candidates. Unfortunately, we allot two senators per state. That means 40 million Californians only have two U.S. senators, while 40 million other Americans (from 22 states) have 44 senators. Fair? No, which brings us back to McConnell, that lying, sleazy, squirmy, wormy Moscow sonofabitch.

McConnell doesn’t care if he’s a hypocrite. He doesn’t care that he fails to meet his own requirement as the American people rejected Trump in 2016 and 2018. They’ll reject him again in 2020. In the past four years, two justices were placed on the court the majority of the nation didn’t want.

McConnell says the American people should have a voice in the next selection. Then do it. Use your voice. Shout that worm down.

I am a hard core radical when it comes to Trump’s court nominees. Since Donald Trump wasn’t elected and was aided by a foreign nation…and helped during this election, which he asked for because he’s a criminal…then I believe every single one of his nominees should be tossed, impeached, removed, sent home, cut off, no pensions, unemployable, set adrift on a raft to find an island somewhere…just get out of here. Hey, it’s not like I’m suggesting we set them on fire.

God speed, RBG. She served her nation well and in a historic fashion. Just like the stellar Thurgood Marshall was replaced with a wingnut like Clarence Thomas, who didn’t deserve to stand in Marshall’s shadow less enough take his seat, I’m certain Donald Trump and McConnell will replace RBG with a fucknut of their one who pales in comparison.

Can the GOP replace RBG before the election? Doubtful. But they can do it before Joe Biden is sworn in.

When Republicans stole the nomination from President Obama, they dared us to hold them to their word. Now, they’re all like, “word?”.

Republicans like McConnell and Trump don’t care about being hypocrites. They don’t care about being honest. They don’t care about the Constitution. But know this: We never have to believe anything they ever say ever again. Not that we weren’t already doing that.

If you’re down and depressed over this, I can’t make you feel better; I am distraught, too. The shitweasels are having their way over the will of the rest of the nation.

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14 comments

  1. Why am I reminded of the Fugs song of the Sixties, River of Sh$t? And the chorus… I’m getting tired of swimming in it. Thank you Clay,that much constant exposure to rivers of crap running out of the GOP would make my head explode and or drive me into an antisocial behavior. You are a service to the sane!

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  2. WHAT I WONDER IS HOW YOU COULD MUSTER UP THE FIGHT TO DO THIS TERRIFIC RGB CARTOON???

    RGB’s passing is just too raw….. YOU KNOW she would have done anything in her power to postpone her passing until February 2021!!!! oh, what stelar ideologue will mcdonnell choose ??? justice cruz rolls off the tongue like vomit.

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  3. We can fight—and pressure the Republicans like Murkowski and Romney to be true to their word, and Gardner and Collins who are in tough races, etc.

    RBG fought like hell for us all these years—even when she was terribly ill. Her final wish was that her successor be appointed by the next President. We have to do our damndest to try to make that happen.

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  4. What’s good for the goose is… anathema for the gander, even if the gander promoted it while the goose was in power.
    I know Americans are concentrating of getting rid of Trump, but if you do not get rid of McConnell and take back the Senate for the Democrats, even if Biden gets elected he will be a lamegoose president from day One. This will not help America–or the world– one whit!

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  5. When the history is written on the demize of the American Experiment called Democracy, Mitch McConnell’s name will appear ad nauseam. McConnell’s been the undisputed point-man for the great division of wealth and right-wing upload of the Supreme Court.

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  6. Someone who remembers the Fugs? What rabbit sewer hole did you crawl up out of? It’s been years since I heard a non-me reference to the Fugs. I wasn”t a big fan, only their first album made its way to Winnipeg, but I used to know that album by heart. Nowadays all I can remember off-hand are I’m A Dirty Old Man and Group Grope. I was a dirty old man at 16, lol!

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  7. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    THIS!! … DIDN’T BELIEVE THEM! That won’t EVER change!! … “Republicans like McConnell and Trump don’t care about being hypocrites. They don’t care about being honest. They don’t care about the Constitution. But know this: We never have to believe anything they ever say ever again. Not that we weren’t already doing that.

    If you’re down and depressed over this, I can’t make you feel better; I am distraught, too. The shitweasels are having their way over the will of the rest of the nation.”

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