This is what is at stake in the 2016 election
The 2016 election is kicking off in fine fashion. The Republicans are trotting out crazy, crazier, and craziest, and I'll let you figure out who is who there. The Democrats have Hillary Clinton, and while there surely will be a couple of others in the Democratic primaries, the nomination will likely go to the former secretary of state.
Some on the left are already crying foul about Clinton being anointed by the Democratic Party, that she is the establishment candidate, that she is the corporate candidate, that she has too much baggage, or that we don't want a Clinton dynasty any more than we want a Bush dynasty.
None of that matters. If she is the nominee, we must support her whether or not we think she is the establishment candidate or the corporate candidate. Why? The U.S. Supreme Court. The next president will likely nominate several Supreme Court justices. Consider the ages of the current justices:
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 82
Antonin Scalia, 79
Anthony Kennedy, 78
Stephen Breyer, 76
Clarence Thomas, 66
Samuel Alito, 65
John Roberts, 60
Sonia Sotomayor, 60
Elena Kagan, 54
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