Letter: Power grab aims to pack high court
Published 12/08/2013, INFORUM
In the 1930s, President Roosevelt tried to pack the U.S. Supreme Court with “yes men” judges. Fortunately he failed, and it has not been tried since – until now, by President Obama and Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid. In a blitzkrieg strike from the progressive left wing, the Democrats have gone nuclear in order to appoint their judges to any court with a mere 51 votes instead of the 60 votes per 225 years of tradition.Word count: 185
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