A known #NeverTrump radio show host and blogger seems to warming up to President Donald J. Trump now that there is a soon-to-be vacant Supreme Court seat.
Ben Shapiro, lawyer by trade and host of the “Ben Shapiro Show” made the following post on Instagram after learning that Justice Anthony Kennedy would be retiring.
“Mr. President, I’m ready for duty,” the caption reads.
But Shapiro has not always been “ready for duty.” In fact, he was a vehement #NeverTrump obstructionist during the 2016 presidential campaign.
One of the reasons Shapiro did not support Trump? He did not think Trump would make wise Supreme Court appointments. Surely, Hillary Clinton would have done much better.
“In the absence of a serious foreign policy and economic plan not involving massive tariffs – and in the absence of a rational and decent candidate – pro-Trump advocates have fallen back on the one argument and one argument only; he’ll be better for the Supreme Court,” Shapiro wrote in August 2016 in a post called “No, Trump Isn’t Going to Save the Supreme Court.”
After a longwinded Hugh Hewitt-sourced argument (always a solid conservative to consult on such matters), Shapiro concluded by saying the following:
“So no, Trump won’t appoint a conservative Supreme Court justice. This is the reality-based position. But in the fantasy world where polls don’t matter, Senate procedures don’t matter, and Mitch McConnell is a fire-breathing fighter on behalf of conservatism, sure, everything will be fine.”
In light of this awful take, it’s probably best that Shapiro take of the judge’s robe, sit back down behind his desk, and continue being wrong. Trump will find a real conservative to fill the Supreme Court vacancy.
Leftist Group Pickets Outside of Senator Josh Hawley’s Home Demanding GOP Accept Electoral College Certification
A group of left-wing militants protested outside of Senator Josh Hawley’s Virginia home on Monday night, threatening to harass Republicans for declining to sign off on contested electoral college slates. The professional progressive activists, affiliated with Shutdown DC, demanded that Hawley relent on a plan to challenge ratification of the electoral college.
BREAKING: Far-left militants showed up at Senator Josh Hawley's house in Virginia tonight to demand that he give up his challenge to electoral college certification pic.twitter.com/e6HjjTj3Zn
— Richard (@Wildman_AZ) January 5, 2021
Shutdown DC has become known for aggressive and personalized harassment protest tactics, with members of the organization “protesting” outside of Tucker Carlson’s house and ringing his doorbell in 2018. The small crowd of protestors spoke of appearing on the streets of DC on Tuesday, when thousands of Donald Trump supporters will protest at the capitol demanding that Republican Senators and Congressmen delay the certification of electors from contested states.
One man in an orange hat threatened to protest outside of Hawley’s house every day.
“He should be ready for us to come back and visit him if he doesn’t abandon his dangerous, reckless, self-serving, racist attack on our democracy!”
The ShutDownDC protestors warned Hawley of their harassment tactics in a chant.
“We’ll be back! We’ll be back! We’ll be back!”
Local police arrived on the scene within minutes of the protestor’s arrival at the private residence. The mob was allowed to go through with their stunt, yelling into megaphones late into the night in the suburban neighborhood. They loitered on the sidewalk for about an hour before leaving.
The group littered at the scene, leaving placards with progressive mantras on the ground outside of Hawley’s house as they left. They weren’t cited.
Belligerent progressives are likely to continue the use of aggressive harassment tactics even after Donald Trump’s presidency, with Biden all but certain to be inaugurated as President later this month.
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