The Deal With The Devil Is Paying Off For Evangelical Voters

The Deal With The Devil Is Paying Off For Evangelical Voters

Did you watch Meet The Press Sunday? The highlight was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez but Chuck Todd had another interesting guest as well, Maria Canwell, a standard issue Democrat from Washington (state and DC). Cantell had a warning for senators in regard to Trump’s not-as-yet named replacement for Anthony Kennedy. "My colleagues," she said, "on both sides of the aisle know that this vote could be one of the key votes of their entire career. If they vote for somebody who’s going to change precedent, it could be a career-ending move." Remember, during his hate-filled campaign, Trump repeatedly said he would appoint nominees who would overturn Roe v. Wade , one of the top reasons over 80% of evangelicals voted for him and still support him, despite his obvious personal flaws. On CNN yesterday, Susan Collins (R-ME) said she wouldn’t support anyone who is against the Roe v. Wade . How will she know? By remembering what Trump said during the campaign? "I would not support a nominee who demonstrated hostility to Roe v. Wade because that would mean to me that their judicial philosophy did not include a respect for established decisions, established law." CNN’s top legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin, also writes for the New Yorker and this week, he explained how How Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Undo Kennedy’s Legacy , although I think Kennedy already did that by retiring before the midterms. A conservative, Kennedy was considered the swing vote on the court because he departed from right-wing […]

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