Save Our Courts

A must-read interview with Jeffrey Toobin lays out exactly what is at stake in this election. Electing Obama will not return the court to the 5-4 decision factory that it had become for the past few years, but it will prevent a conservative majority from being cemented for the better part of a generation. Holding the White House and a majority in Congress will mean nothing if progressive legislation is stonewalled by a bench packed with conservative reactionaries.