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2016 was more important than the Great Disappointment of 2022 — not that 2022 was unimportant.
Over the decades I have watched politics, I have seen just about every institution decline in honesty and competence. That would be journalism, education, health care, and the FBI to start. The list is long.
One institution has improved over time, and that is the Federal Judiciary. Even when Chief Justice Roberts controlled the Supreme Court, it was an improvement over the courts that preceded it.
On November 8, 2016, we came within a few thousand votes of throwing all that away. We would have ended up with a left-wing Supreme Court along with a left-Wing Executive Branch. And the court would still be left-wing today.
To those folks who like to mock the “But … Gorsuch!” argument, here’s another opportunity. Mock away.Published in