Op-Ed: Can the Supreme Court ever stay above the political fray again?
Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court may be the most divisive in a half-century. In the words of Sen. Susan Collins, one of the decisive votes in favor of his confirmation, the Senate’s “advise and consent role was thrown into a tailspin.”
The question now is whether the Supreme Court is pulled down too. With a closely divided Senate, and a deeply divided country, can the nation’s highest court be kept above party politics? Is it worth it to try? We asked four experts about what needs to happen after this bruising battle.