President Obama will announce his pick to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court at 11 a.m. Wednesday, and that’s when everything will promptly fucking fall apart. Senate Republicans have made it clear they won’t hold a hearing on Obama’s choice, so the only thing left is an irritable battle of words.
Obama will make his announcement at 11 a.m. EST, per the NYT, and is expected to nominate either Sri Srinivasan, a federal appellate judge, or Merrick Garland, another appellate judge. Doesn’t matter! The GOP will ignore whoever it is, or possibly really go out of their way to dig up dirt on the nominee.
This morning, the White House responded with a deliciously passive-aggressive Twitter account, which will be releasing a steady stream of do-your-fucking-job reminders this morning:
Shaming these folks clearly doesn’t work, but what else is left?
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