In the end, the most contentious Supreme Court confirmation drama in decades resulted in a split midterm decision that suggests that Democrats might have gained ground in their fledgling efforts to make the court as mobilizing an issue to their voters as it has long been to Republicans.
…“If nothing else, the public is going to be freshly reminded of the outrage of him being confirmed with the next round of decisions from this court,” said Brian Fallon, the head of Demand Justice, a liberal advocacy group. “For those Senate Republicans, part of our work is to make sure the likes of Cory Gardner and Collins and Tillis are sure not to live it down. They own it. This is going to be part of our accountability in 2020 races.”