While he was in the White House and with his party in control of Congress, Barack Obama couldn’t resist rubbing it in. In a closed-door White House meeting with Republicans and Democrats, Obama snapped, “Elections have consequences, and at the end of the day, I won.”
The Left’s hysteria today is over the loss of power in our nation’s highest court. And they are becoming quite unhinged, John Kass writes in the Chicago Tribune.
The rage is driven by the realization that Trump, who, without a conservative bone in his body, is governing as a conservative, with cuts to taxes and government regulation and a strict enforcement of borders.
And he’s shaping a conservative Supreme Court that may last for generations, thanks to the Harry Reid rules that Democratic senators, from Charles Schumer of New York to Dick Durbin of Illinois, were only too eager to use when they had juice.
All this is just too much for the left. It has finally dawned on them that they’ve lost the Supreme Court.
For decades, the left couldn’t get what they wanted through legislation, so they used activist courts to push their agenda instead.
When Kavanaugh is confirmed, the left will no longer be able to rely on demigods in black robes to make law from the bench.
Instead, Democrats will have to push policy agendas the old-fashioned way, through legislation in statehouses and in Congress, after convincing the American people of the rightness and reason of their policies.
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