Between Trump’s off-the-wall tweets, our utterly useless Congress, and the fact that there have been no big, visible “wins” for the Trump administration so far, it’s easy to feel disillusioned or even downright despondent about how little seems to have been accomplished since the GOP swept the election last year.
But then I read this. And I gotta tell you, it put a big fat smile on my face, and I hope it’ll do the same for you.
According to the WSJ, not only did Donald Trump get Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch confirmed and seated, he’s also been busy choosing almost SIXTY other judges for the federal judiciary – and his choices are people that conservatives should be very happy about. Better yet, he’s got another 160 openings still to fill.
According to the sourcelink, the dedication that this administration has to making judicial appointments is almost unprecedented. The Trump team recognizes the importance of conservatives having say across the federal judiciary, and they’re picking ’em well. Apparently, many of them are “Scalia-like textualists.”
Yes please, and thank you.
And, to give credit where it’s due, much of the progress made on this front is thanks to Mitch McConnell, who’s made it a bit of a mission to get as many judicial vacancies filled as possible. I love the way the WSJ article ended:
The country has moved, as has Congress. The proof is in the extraordinary class of judicial nominees now coming through. Mr. Trump will keep baiting the media with shiny objects. In the background, government is being redone.
So there you go, y’all. There’s something you can feel good about.