A political fantasy, of course, but nice to see some creative political thinking.
Sean Neville

Well, the incentive of course is if the GOP smell obstructionism without purpose, they kill the filibuster, appoint Gorsuch anyway. If (a) nobody else on the court leaves/dies in the next 3 years, and (b) the Dems win the 2020, and © the Senate flips Dem, that’s a huge win for the Dems.

The chances of the first happening are around 20–25%. The chances of the second happening are 43%. The chances of the third happening approach nil.

That’s not a trifecta I’d bet on.

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