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Why Democrats Need to Campaign on the Courts

In the chaos and madness of our current political moment, I’d almost forgotten that we are in the midst of a very important anniversary: the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, and the subsequent hijacking of his empty seat by Senator Mitch McConnell. Given that that vacant seat was a substantial motivator for many of those who ultimately cast their vote for Trump — despite his manifest unfitness for the office of…

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Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly

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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly

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