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What Did Biden’s Supreme Court Panel Do?: Jonathan Bernstein

Oct. 18, 2021, 11:30 AM

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The cynics are correct: President Joe Biden’s commission on Supreme Court reform did exactly what it was set up to do: nothing. As Georgetown Law’s Josh Chafetz put it, “wait wait wait … are you people seriously telling me that a commission set up to reinforce and justify the status quo … reinforced and justified the status quo?”

The Washington Post’s Aaron Blake isn’t wrong when he argues that the key to the whole thing is that Democrats aren’t anywhere close to having the votes to ...