Rulings Voting Rights, Gays, Student Loans and of course Abortion HAVE juiced up the Democratic Base (2022 Midterms) , Independents and even some Republicans….
Will the High Courts right leaners efforts to go Backwards help Democrats get the votes for Political Power to go around them in the future?
“The decisions this week on affirmative action and student loans give Democrats a way to make a case on class and appeal to voters who have drifted away from the party,” the New York Times reports.
Politico reports the decisions move Biden “incrementally closer to his party’s base, even pleasing some of the progressive activists who have pushed him to adopt hardline changes to the court — and who will be a key part of any successful coalition for him in the 2024 presidential election.”
The Washington Post notes the anger expressed from the left this week “indicated that Democrats are gearing up for a more robust — and direct — battle against a court that many of them believe has become an illegitimate outgrowth of the Republican Party,”
“A series of Supreme Court rulings gave Democrats a needed jolt to shore up their ranks in the South heading into the pivotal 2024 election. But those rulings also set up a game of musical chairs that could end the political careers of a couple of young Republicans considered future party leaders,” the Washington Post reports.
“By upholding a section of the Voting Rights Act, the court has essentially forced the legislatures in Alabama and Louisiana to redraw congressional districts in a manner to give Black voters more power, beyond just the single district in each state currently held by Reps. Troy Carter (D-LA) and Terri Sewell (D-AL).”…
Saying the Supreme Court “misinterpreted the Constitution,” President Joe Biden said his administration will attempt to resurrect his student debt relief program using different legal authority after the high court blocked the effort from moving forward, Punchbowl News reports.