The election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to the White House has generated a vast enthusiasm among Democrats to “reform the system” with various proposals vying for attention of the incoming Administration. Tax reform, climate change, student debt, infrastructure, civil-police relations: there is a laundry list of progressive proposals that merit the limited scope for action[i] that Joe Biden will enjoy when he is inaugurated. There are few actions that provoke as much fervor as the suggestion that Biden expand the Supreme Court and add more progressive justices to the current bench.

Democrats were justifiably outraged by the unprecedented…

Fernando Betancor

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