You think they’re kidding? Absolutely not.
Here’s how it happens. They win the presidency the Senate and the House. It could happen. Then they eliminate the filibuster. I’m certain they’ll do this the minute they win the Senate anyway. And then they “expand” the Supreme Court through legislation.
According to Politico:
After watching Mitch McConnell transform the judiciary over the past four years, liberals are demanding a bold response. And Democrats are listening.
Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand told POLITICO they would not rule out expanding the Supreme Court if elected president, showcasing a new level of interest in the Democratic field on an issue that has until recently remained on the fringes of debate.
The surprising openness from White House hopefuls along with other prominent Senate Democrats to making sweeping changes — from adding seats to the high court to imposing term limits on judges and more — comes as the party is eager to chip away at the GOP’s growing advantage in the courts.
The excuse they’re using is that McConnell didn’t confirm Barack Obama’s choice, Merrick Garland. Of course, that was indeed a raw political move that undermined good governance. But it’s something the Democrats would have done without a second thought, especially after Obama’s end-runs around Congress and Reid’s elimination of the filibuster for most presidential nominations.
“It’s not just about expansion, it’s about depoliticizing the Supreme Court,” said [Elizabeth] Warren (D-Mass.), who mentioned bringing appellate judges into Supreme Court cases as an option.
That’s Orwellian. Actually, court packing is solely about politicizing the Supreme Court.
It’s yet another leftist idea that seems crazy at first but gradually becomes normalized as people talk about it.