Katrina vanden Heuvel: Progressives must work to retake the Supreme Court – The Washington Post

Perhaps nothing will have a bigger impact on the United States’ future than the Supreme Court. And with four justices above the age of 70, the next president of the United States could have enormous power to shape the court for generations to come. Age is not, as Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner has suggested, just a number.

In a government paralyzed by partisan gridlock on the most important matters of the day, the Supreme Court has become what Bill Moyers calls “The Decider.” A majority of the justices has taken a far right turn in its decisions.

via Katrina vanden Heuvel: Progressives must work to retake the Supreme Court – The Washington Post.

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