For the Democrats, it certainly feels as though our government’s built-in checks and balances are only acceptable when they work in their favor. Otherwise we often find Democrats who are completely incensed at their own ineptitude and who look to blame everyone and everything for their trouble.
For instance, this week we have House Speaker Nancy Pelosi freaking out over a decision made by a co-equal branch of our government, and now claiming that the Supreme Court itself is somehow “dangerous” during an appearance on CNN.
When asked about Roe v Wade potentially being overturned by the Supreme Court, Pelosi said, “Who would have ever suspected that a creature like Donald Trump would become president of the United States by waving a list of judges he would appoint, therefore, getting the support of the far-right — and appointing those anti-freedom justices to the court. So, this is not about long game. We played a long game. We won Roe v. Wade a long time ago. We voted to protect it over time.”
And that’s not all:
She continued, “Let’s not take our eye off the ball. The ball is this court, which is dangerous to the freedoms of our country. Beware in terms of marriage equality, beware in terms of other aspects of it, and so it is. Let’s not waste our time on that. The fact is, this is a dangerous court to families, to freedom in our country. And that is why people have to mobilize. My saying is we don’t agonize. We organize, we go out there and make sure people know that if they, actually elections have consequences.”
While Pelosi’s anger isn’t necessarily unexpected, this unprecedented criticism of a separate but equal branch of the US Government is a terrifying new bar to be set.