Democrats cannot deal with not getting their way. Rather than argue merits, they find a way to rig the game.
“Squad” member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is calling to impeach Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, Breitbart reported. The radical lawmaker charged that the men lied during their confirmation hearings about whether they would overturn Roe v. Wade.
“I believe that lying under oath is an impeachable offense,” she said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Cortez also claimed that “there must be consequences for such a deeply destabilizing action and hostile takeover of our democratic institutions.”
The New York socialist echoed the sentiments of Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV). They claimed that Friday’s decision to overturn the landmark decision legalizing abortion meant that Kavanaugh and Gorsuch had lied in their confirmation hearings. However, that premise fell apart in light of the facts.
Neither Kavanaugh nor Gorsuch made any specific promises about preserving the Roe decision. Kavanaugh had said the 1973 decision was an “important precedent of the Supreme Court that has been reaffirmed many times,” and Gorsuch paid similar homage to the idea.
The closest either of them got to promising to uphold Roe was Gorsuch’s statement that he would have “walked out the door” had former President Donald Trump asked him to throw out the Roe decision. “For a judge to start tipping his or her hand about whether they like or dislike this or that precedent would send the wrong signal,” Gorsuch said.
“It would send the signal to the American people that the judge’s personal views have something to do with the judge’s job.” However, the Dobbs case forced the court’s hand.
Cortez and her ilk are upset that the court has not maintained the status quo. Rather than accepting the outcome, they will throw a tantrum and try to twist the system to get what they want — in other words, it’s business as usual for the Democrats.