On Gorsuch, live to fight another day
Re “Gorsuch drama enters its final act this week as Senate votes” (Nation & World, April 2): Put outraged pride about Merrick Garland out of your heart and rule with your heads, Democrats.
Garland’s treatment was a violation and I understand what Neil Gorsuch means to the Supreme Court, but you are misguided if you think this fight demonstrates power. Tit for tat only works between relative equals.
Forcing the nuclear option in this case is willingly throwing yourselves into the perpetrators’ hands again, in the same powerless circumstances, and expecting a different outcome. If you want to be a survivor, concentrate on gerrymandering and voter rights in the next voting cycle. Get real power back.
Mary Brewer, PhD.,
Filibuster Gorsuch, for children’s sake
Although it made sense for Gorsuch to withhold opinions on probable cases during his testimony, many of my family, neighbors and I alike were troubled by his interviews.
Past articles and interviews showed him to be quite opinionated about corporate proceedings and the Constitution; however, in the congressional interviews he was evasive to the point that he did not relay a sense of nonpartisan honesty.
With First Amendment and Roe v. Wade rights under attack, we are frankly worried about this candidate’s abilities and the impacts he can make to our lives and our children’s lives.
Denounce Gorsuch’s appointment, contact the Senate, and ask our senators to filibuster to prevent this dubious appointment.
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