Take a chill pill, Rachel. As we’ve pointed out, this is the exact same threat Dems made in the last year of George W. Bush’s administration and nobody on the left said that would “rip our system of government apart at the seams.”

And keep in mind, long Supreme Court vacancies happen when the politics of the country are divided.

Where was Maddow’s criticism of then Senator Obama?

Sen. Schumer is busy backpedaling on his 2007 language to “rip our system of government apart,” but Maddow didn’t mention that.

And we do appreciate all the concern on how this will affect GOP chances in November.

We’ll take our chances.


Spox argues Sen. Schumer’s stance in 2007 is not the same as upcoming GOP-Obama SCOTUS fight (but it really is)