Commentary: Next president must fill Ginsburg seat

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s untimely death presents a do-or-die moment for American democracy.If our democracy is going to survive, in any meaningful sense, President Donald Trump and the Republicans must not be allowed to pick her successor to the U.S. Supreme Court — unless they win the next election.The GOP’s pronouncements in 2016, when the Senate refused to even hold a hearing on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, were crystal clear. Back then, they said the 237 days between Garland’s nomination and the election that brought Trump to power was not long enough.“Give…

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