If I were a Senator I wouldn’t vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett

Sorry, but my argument against voting to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court is a bit more nuanced than the headline would suggest (at least, in my mind it is). And, sorry again, but it has less to do with her qualifications (or, lack thereof) than who nominated her, the timing, and reasons the Republicans are pushing her through.

First, Trump does nothing unless he figures there’s a benefit to himself. So, knowing that this coming election could be thrown to the Supreme Court, à la 2000, the question becomes…