Chuck Schumer, world-class hypocrite

A recurring problem faced by conservative Republicans is this: when they play by the rules, they end up losing the game anyway.  That’s because the left-wing Democrats are hypocrites who refuse to abide by the same set of rules they demand others play by. There are numerous examples of this.  In 1992, then-senator Joe Biden argued that President Bush should not fill any Supreme Court vacancies until after the election; this year, Democrats demanded that Republicans confirm Mr. Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland. In 2005, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) opposed changing the Senate filibuster rules when he was in the minority.  But when Reid became majority leader after his party gained control, he reversed course and did exactly what he had previously opposed. The latest example of shameless Democratic hypocrisy comes courtesy of Chuck Schumer, who is in line to become majority leader next time Democrats gain control of the Senate. Schumer, along with...(Read Full Post)