In a strongly-worded open letter, six Democratic senators demanded Thursday that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch disclose the identities of donors behind the right-wing dark money group spending millions to push for his confirmation.
Anybody not afflicted with terminal denial syndrome can guess the “who” and unequivocally understand the “why”.
Who other than the 1% and their corporations could the “who” be ?
“Why” has an easier answer: electing puppet executives and Congresscritters is a constant and ever escalating expense for the 1% and their corporations. Although the 1% and their corporations appear to be spending a lot of money confirming right wing judges, once they stack the SCOTUS far enough to the right they will be able to legislate with SCOTUS law suits, a much less risky and more cost effective way to do it compared to owning a bunch of Congresscritters, especially if they install fortysomething judges who will hold their SCOTUS seats way beyond mid century.
FOR SALE: One cushy lifetime seat on the nation’s most powerful court. Only those with law degrees, impressive investment portfolios, burgeoning bank accounts, and billionaire backers need apply. Freedom Caucus promoters preferred.
“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it”- Frederic Bastiat 1848
The only 21st century rephrasing needed is “a group of men” AND WOMEN “in society”…
How do they not know that Billionaire Phillip Anschutz is the man that got Gorsuch in there, step by step…are they just wanting Gorsuch to admit it.
He cannot be confirmed.
Speaking of Dark Money . . .