This is very likely the Supreme Court nominee that Mitch McConnell will be trying to ram through the Senate in the next five weeks. Here’s Amy Coney Barrett playing pundit and defending McConnell’s decision to block President Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland, after Justice Scalia’s death. Bad enough, but note the big tell: An Obama nominee would “dramatically flip the balance of power."
So much for those “balls and strikes” of Chief Justice John Roberts, huh? She lays it all out there; it’s a “balance of power.” So much for even respecting the pretense of not prejudging cases. It’s all “us vs. them.” Even Justice Neil Gorsuch, who got that stolen seat, hasn’t played that game. I guess that’s why it’s likely to be Barrett. She’s willing to go there, on the record.