We’re selecting a lot more than the next president in November. We’re also selecting the next Supreme Court.
It’s important to remember that while presidents come and go, their judicial appointees hang around for decades, all but guaranteeing that a president—even a one-termer as Donald Trump may be—can put his or her stamp on the country for a generation or two to come.
This is one reason, perhaps the biggest reason, why so many Republicans put up with Trump and overlook all the dishonesty, corruption and infantile behavior that has sullied the Oval Office. It’s all about the judges. Republicans love the fact that Trump has sent scores of judges to Mitch McConnell’s…