Sobering thoughts about the upcoming election
To quote the First Lady, "You’re here because you know that in just 13 months, we’re going to make a choice that will impact our lives for decades to come … let’s not forget what it meant when my husband appointed those two brilliant Supreme Court justices … let’s not forget the impact that their decisions will have on our lives for decades to come.”
And let's not forget that both Heller and McDonald were 5-4 decisions.... and that two members of the majority are now 76, and will be 80 in four years.
Of course it takes more than an election. In Heller, two of the four dissenters were Republican appointees (Stevens was appointed by Ford, and Souter by the elder Bush.