They would chip away at it little by little, using multiple cases under narrow legal justifications most people wouldn’t really understand to erode abortion rights until we reach the same destination as a repeal of Roe. The right to an abortion would exist in states run by Democrats but effectively disappear in states run by Republicans. What they wouldn’t do is just repeal it outright, since that would be too politically dangerous for the GOP.Read More
But if millions of people are going to be removing their masks, gathering together, eating in restaurants, and going to movies — in other words, engaging in activities more amenable to the spread of the virus than what they’ve done in a year — it’s absolutely vital that we get as many people vaccinated as possible.
After the pandemic began, Congress responded with a dramatic, if mostly temporary, expansion of the safety net to help individuals and businesses weather the economic crisis it brought with it. But now that the economy is recovering, some are eager to yank back some of those benefits, as The Post reports:
But if anything, the Republican Party today is even more committed to myths, falsehoods and a shared hostility to the very idea of an objective reality on which a democratic debate might be built than they were when Trump was still president.