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RBG Deserves Better Than Liberal Defeatism

The GOP’s hypocritical effort to replace her isn’t cause for despair. It’s grounds for a fight.

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrive for services for former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist in 2005. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images.

Among the anguished reactions to the death of the American hero Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night was a category that concluded, essentially, “We’re screwed.” Liberal commentators quickly and grimly prognosticated doom: Donald Trump…




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