Friday, March 18, 2016

Judge Garland and Going to Extremes //E.J. Dionne

Judge Garland and Going to Extremes // E.J. Dionne
In a span of about twelve hours, Americans were given definitive evidence that the Republican Party is now in thrall to its most ideologically and tactically extreme forces while the Democrats still look to the center ground and to compromise.

Exhibit A: The results of Tuesday’s primaries. Exhibit B: President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, as moderate and consensus-building a choice as he could have made, to the Supreme Court.

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