CBS News: Democrats’ takeover of Washington prompts questions about Justice Stephen Breyer’s future
This excerpt is from an op-ed that originally ran on January 27, 2021.
But Nan Aron, president of the Alliance for Justice, a progressive judicial group, said Ginsburg’s experience should be viewed as a cautionary tale, as public pressure for her to retire backfired.
“Rather than be pressuring Stephen Breyer to step down, my preference would be for Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito to exit as quickly as possible,” Aron said. “That wouldn’t tip the balance, but it would certainly bring the court a bit more in balance than it currently is with a supermajority of ultra-conservatives.”