In the long run, that will be history’s primary interpretation of this era. Because the law as it is written is the law, for better or for worse, with conservative justices or liberal ones. The rest of it is just noise.
And that, more than anything, is why I never know what to blog about anymore. We’ve reached the point in the disjunction during which everything ends up having been for nothing but suffering and exhaustion.
In case you were wondering what it was like to live through the Carter Administration in the late 1970s? It was like this. Only now it’s Republicans causing the chaos and Democrats preparing to figure out how in hell this mess gets addressed.