Democrats Need a Hard-Nosed Strategy to Counter the GOP

There is little to admire about the Republican Party.
Its economic and health care policies hurt the most vulnerable. Its immigration platform is cruel and ineffective. It denies climate science and the existential threat climate change poses to our planet. And the party’s inaction on sensible gun reform has no doubt cost us American lives.
That said, there is one thing that we, two lifelong Democrats, do admire: The GOP stays in line.
House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s bold move to effectively steal a Supreme Court seat from the Democrats by refusing to consider Merrick Garland may be…