'Far left radical dead': What right-wingers are saying about Ginsburg’s death

'Far left radical dead': What right-wingers are saying about Ginsburg’s death
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After yesterday’s passing of 87-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, right-wing pundits were quick to paint her as a slaughterer of babies for her defense of Roe v. Wade and other court decisions protecting women’s access to reproductive healthcare.

Surprisingly, Republican President Donald Trump and his advisor Kellyanne Conway both said nice things about Ginsburg’s passing, honoring her legacy.

However, while Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also honored her trailblazing rise, he pledged to give a Senate confirmation hearing to her replacement, most likely before the winner of the November presidential election is seated.

While this is completely within the current president’s right, it also contradicts his completely bogus 2016 “Biden rule” that said that American voters should help seat U.S. Supreme Court vacancies whenever seats become available during an election year. He used the excuse to deny then-President Barack Obama the appointment of Merrick Garland on the nation’s highest court.

Sadly, Democrats, including Obama, are now asking McConnell to follow the rule that he completely made up five years ago to serve his own needs, as if McConnell cares about rules or consistency.

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