Conservatives have had to be careful to say they would apply no “litmus test” for Supreme Court nominees, when it comes to abortion or other controversial issues. But Hillary Clinton is saying that she WILL have a litmus test for her nominees. They must be pro-abortion, believing that Roe v. Wade is settled law. They must also be pro-campaign finance reform, believing that previous Supreme Court decisions are NOT settled law.
Instead of deciding such issues according to the Constitution, potential justices must agree with Mrs. Clinton’s political beliefs. This is what we will be getting in a Clinton presidency. [Read more…]