The evening that the news came out about Ginsburg’s death, I presumed that nothing could be done about the Republicans appointing a replacement.

Then I began to imagine that we might have some hope, but it’s quickly become apparent that Trump’s appointee, whoever it turns out to be, is going to be confirmed.

It seems to me that the best thing for Democrats to do now is strategize about how to make the best of this for electoral purposes. To win the Senate back.

Then work hard in 21 and 22 to address systemic problems that give the Republicans more power than their minority representation ought to give them.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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