Democrats Choices Between Bad And Worse

These fuckers did this to themselves and apparently aren’t finished digging the hole.

You’ve heard the saying never to interrupt your enemy while they are making a mistake, right?

 

On eve of Trump’s Supreme Court pick, top Dem suggests sacrificing Senate seats to stop nomination

Just one day before President Trump is set to announce his pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy in a primetime address from the White House, a top Democratic senator suggested that stopping the nominee is more important than the upcoming midterm elections.

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., acknowledged that so-called red-state Democrats may be tempted to vote for Trump’s selection out of political necessity, but urged his colleagues Sunday to consider more than their political careers.

“Beyond the procedure, beyond the gamesmanship, it is a life-and-death important decision to be made by this court on so many issues,” the Senate minority whip said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

“The men and women that I work with on the Democratic side really take this seriously,” he added, after host Chuck Todd raised the possibility that Democrats could lose their bid to retake the Senate by opposing the nominee. “They understand it’s an historic decision. It’s about more than the next election. It’s about what future the United States of America is going to chart.”

“They understand it’s an historic decision. It’s about more than the next election.”

– Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.

Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham called the situation a veritable “nightmare” for Democrats hanging onto their vulnerable seats in states that largely support Trump.

Those Democrats — including West Virginia’s Joe Manchin, North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp, and Indiana’s Joe Donnelly — must choose between alienating their constituents, or trying to halt a conservative nominee who may ultimately prove unstoppable anyway because of the GOP’s slim Senate majority.

Only 50 votes are needed to confirm a justice, because Senate Republicans eliminated the filibuster for Supreme Court justices last year — widely seen as a retaliation for Democrats’ decision to get rid of the filibuster to ensure that President Barack Obama’s nominees were seated on the D.C. Circuit.

Yeah.

That Blue Wave bullshit they keep trying to use to rally the Left?

Blue Wave

I’m thinking maybe not so much.

Speaking of which, have you heard about this #WalkAway movement?

Heh, the Dems are  BLEEDING support.

Good.

4 thoughts on “Democrats Choices Between Bad And Worse

  1. Durbin’s a POS. “life-and-death issue”, your lying ass, durbin, it’s about maintaining the status quo which you and all you congress critters want on both sides of the aisle, no matter what damage it will do.

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  2. It seems like the Dems are vigorously sawing away at their ankle to get out of the bear trap they’ve stepped in – however, they’re sawing away at the wrong ankle.

    It doesn’t really matter, though – they’ve already got tetanus, so to speak, and gangrene is setting in.

    It must really suck to be them.

    Are we tired of winning yet?

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