Just moments after Antonin Scalia’s untimely death, D.C. was lit aflame with controversy over the nomination of his replacement. Republicans said that a replacement should be appointed by the next President, and the Democrats responded by attacking the GOP’s actions as unconstitutional.
Never one to fall out of step with her party, Elizabeth Warren unsurprisingly sided with her fellow Democrats, going so far as to accuse Republican love for the constitution was nothing more than “empty talk.”
If Warren truly had the grasp of the Constitution she claims she has, she would acknowledge the fact that sending someone to the Supreme Court is a two-branch process, not just the Presidents’.
She may be right, the American people did have a say in the nomination process when they elected Barack Obama to the oval office, but they also had a say when they acknowledged their mistake and sent the President a Republican Senate just two years later.
Somehow, though, she doesn’t seem to agree. See her full statement on the next page: