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Gorsuch Confirmation Presents
Democrats With 2 Difficult Paths

New York Times, by Carl Hulse

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 3/19/2017 9:58:26 PM

WASHINGTON — When it comes to the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, Senate Democrats appear to have two options: Get out of the way or get run over. Senate Republicans’ enthusiastic backing of President Trump’s nominee ensures majority support even before the confirmation hearing begins Monday. But the Republicans also hope that enough Democrats are won over by Judge Gorsuch — or recognize the inevitability of his confirmation — that they join in efforts to head off an explosive showdown over a filibuster. Should Democrats ultimately deny the judge the necessary backing to clear the way for

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Dems would be especially stupid to stonewall Gorsuch. But then again, when are they ever reasonable?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 3/19/2017 10:37:58 PM     (No. 11195121)

dems will be true to their nature as obstructionist morons but Gorsuch will be confirmed.

I hope some of the dems overreach so spectacularly that they wound their party even more.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby, 3/19/2017 11:04:29 PM     (No. 11195140)

The posturing democrat cretins!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 3/19/2017 11:14:03 PM     (No. 11195150)

The NYT --- looking at the world through the eyes of the Democrat party.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 3/20/2017 12:07:31 AM     (No. 11195184)

Obviously, Democrats being in full self destruct mode, will choose to filibuster. You simply can not make this stuff up. They can´t stop themselves. It as if they were chained to their DNA, like weaver birds building a complex nest out of genetic memory. Personally I do not care. I love watching our enemies self immolate. But, I can tell you, having such an insane half of our country is not healthy for us together.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: miceal, 3/20/2017 12:52:01 AM     (No. 11195203)

If you think they are going to drag their feet on this confirmation, just wait till a liberal member of the court needs replacing and President Trump confronts them with another Judge cut from the Gorsuch mold. Now that´s gonna´ be fun to experience.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Laotzu, 3/20/2017 10:37:14 AM     (No. 11195593)

Democrats are at no risk in obstructing everything at every turn. Republicans, on the other hand, act like the world will end if they entertain any action not endorsed by everyone, everywhere. Hence, Democrats always win, and I am no longer a registered Republican.

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