Just talked to Ron Paul's campaign chairman and he reminded me that the 2008 candidate will be on Bill Maher's HBO show tonight—he'll be one of the special satellite interviews, not a panelist. Maher is a self-described libertarian, so I'm sort of expecting a gushing chat and a lot of applause from the surprised audience, who usually have a Pavlovian anti-Republican streak. ("And we have Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republ-" "BOO!")
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.