Not just that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might die before the election.
But that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the most shameless man in Washington, would respond with one of the most nauseating acts of political hypocrisy in decades — vowing to rush a new Trump appointee onto the court in the two short months before the election.
That may not seem so nauseating and hypocritical on the face of it.
He simply refused to hold confirmation hearings for Obama’s nominee in the Senate and ran out the clock until the following January.
He argued — utterly unpersuasively — that a president in the final year of his term shouldn’t be appointing new justices.
Now, however, when it’s a Republican who wants to appoint a justice — surprise!
He said in a statement Friday evening that a Trump appointee will get a Senate floor vote. »