Media fight over Supreme Court seat will be nasty, and right-wing forces have advantage

It would be nice to live in a country in which we could just spend a few days focused on remembering and honoring the exemplary life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But we don’t live in that kind of country any more. Less than 24 hours after her death was announced Friday night, the media war was on to try and influence the political and public opinion battles that were already raging over whether or not her seat on the court would be filled before the Nov. 3 election. President Donald Trump promised a nominee this week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there will be a vote on that nominee. (Balt Sun)

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