Dead at 67 of a brain tumor whose reality even the tireless post-relativist could not deny. Say what you will about him, he never failed to put on a show, proved you don't have to be from Philly to be as sharp as a Philadelphia lawyer, and was the most flamboyant ambassador our age of uncertainty is likely to find.
Simply put: Republicans agree not to vote on a replacement for Ginsburg until January; Democrats agree not to pack the Court.
Democrats Scuttle Marijuana Decriminalization Vote Over Fears of Not Being Deferential Enough to Cop Lobbyists
If Congress is too afraid to vote on marijuana reform, how the hell are they ever going to pass policing reform?
2016: Fill it. 2020: Don't fill it.