(Front Page Magazine) Daniel Greenfield a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism.Why did the Democrats launch an unprecedented smear campaign against a Supreme Court nominee? The matrix of motives centers on a cynical midterm ploy to boost turnout appeal to suburban female voters in swing states and hopefully defer the nomination to a Dem Senate.But thats the short game not the long game. The attack on Brett Kavanaugh was not just an assault on a man but an attack on an institution.Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85 years old and Stephen Breyer is 80 years old. Presidential incumbents tend to win reelection. Even if the Democrats take the Senate the odds are good that they wont be able to nominate anyone to the Supreme Court until 2025. Thats a long time away and a lot can happen until then. Even if Breyer and Ginsburg manage to stay in the game until a Democrat makes it into the White House with Kavanaughs appointment the Supreme Court has taken on a 5-4 conservative tilt for the next seven years. Its been a century since the Supreme Court has been this conservative. Conservative justices have less power than lefty justices. The latter can create laws in defiance of the constitution while the former eliminate them in deference to the constitution. But those seven years can still undermine a great portion of the big government project. And along with other judicial appointments can neuter the radical judiciarys effort to block President Trumps policies. Read More
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