The Left Cares More about Getting What It Wants Than It Cares about ‘Norms’

U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., January 2020 (Sarah Silbiger/Reuters)
The American Left has never been shy about wanting to change all sorts of rules when our system of government does not serve their political interests.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A s Democrats publicly flirt with all manner of ideas about how to exercise power they have yet to attain — ranging from the believable to the nakedly partisan and self-destructive — it’s worth remembering that the American Left has never been shy about wanting to change all sorts of rules when our system of government does not serve their political interests.

There are of course the famous historical examples. Democratic dreams of filling the Supreme Court with justices sympathetic to their agenda did not begin after Donald Trump’s appointments of Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh to the bench. FDR wanted to

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