Over the last few days, Democrats have been having full blown panic attacks over the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Because now, President Trump and the Republican led Senate can tilt the court in favor if textualists, not their preferred ideologue Liberal activists.
Now they are threatening to do whatever they have to to nullify or blunt the impacts of this pivotal moment in history.
Their favorite is packing the Supreme Court by expanding the number of Justices serving.
"Democrats have to create some leverage for themselves," said Fallon, who has previously worked for Democrats like Schumer and former Attorney General Eric Holder. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch "McConnell has the numbers in the Senate. If he wants to be shameless now, he can be."
Demand Justice has been advocating for expanding the court for years. But Fallon and others believe that the death of Ginsburg, an iconic figure among liberals, will boost popular support.
"RBG's death was not the cause of calls for things like adding seats to the Senate and adding seats to the Supreme Court and thinking about trying to change the electoral college," Fallon said, "but I do think it will cause support for them to grow exponentially."
But other Democrats, including Obama's former White House chief of staff, are ardently opposed to allowing the debate to intrude on a campaign that Biden, according to nearly every public poll, leads with six weeks until Election Day.
Rahm Emanuel, in an interview Monday night, warned Democrats against focusing on "hypothetical" ideas like expanding the court or imposing term limits on its justices, especially if those conversations risk overshadowing imminent threats to abortion rights and the ACA.
His advice: "Just don't talk about it."
That's right folks, Dems like Rahm Emanuel probably won't be confirming their agendas in public.
Then people might actually know what they're voting for!
To his credit, Sleepy Joe Biden has been doing his darndest to avoid commenting on the radical idea.
(Then again, he's been avoiding discussing just about everything.)
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden hasn't commented publicly on expanding the court since Ginsburg's death. But he previously dismissed the idea, warning of reprisal if and when Republicans regain control.
"I'm not prepared to go on and try to pack the court, because we'll live to rue that day," he told Iowa Starting Line early in the primary race last year. A few months later, during a Democratic primary debate, Biden once again rejected the idea. "I would not get into court packing," Biden said. "We add three justices. Next time around, we lose control, they add three justices. We begin to lose any credibility the court has at all."
In remarks Sunday on the future of the Supreme Court, Biden did not discuss court packing. And on Sunday morning, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi demurred when asked whether a Democratic majority would consider expanding the court as reprisal for a late-term Trump appointment.
"Let's just win the election," Pelosi told ABC's George Stephanopoulos. "Let's hope that the president will see the light."
Sorry, Nancy, that light you're seeing is the Trump Train rolling down your track.