3. In other words: we should consider it our duty to help Dem. challengers flip the House, and also defend the Senate, so we can vote in the electeds who would take the 25th seriously and vote accordingly.
Otherwise, it's just going to remain internet talk.
All: Tomorrow is going to be tense day for all of us. Remember: NONE of you are alone. If you need a pep talk or cat pictures, ping me.
Also remember: we're all frustrated and angry with how the hearings are proceeding, but let's focus on what we CAN do at the moment.
Our part in this can be broken down into a few steps:
1. Calling any senators we have on judiciary, and demand they question vigorously. 2. Telling our Senators to vote no. 3. Pushing for state-level protections, a la MA's Nasty Women Act. 4. Getting 5 others to do 1-3.
If you can do a little more and are in driving distance of D.C. - consider joining the protests. Let the Senate know we're watching. To paraphrase @benwikler, the more
eyes, the better:
All, I know this seems like Trump just being petty, but this actually does have national security ramifications - retired senior intelligence officials retain clearance to consult w/ current counterparts. 📞 your reps.