“Justice Breyer has an extraordinary record of public service,” Fauxcahontas tweeted. “I’m very happy that President Biden will fill this seat by naming the first Black [sic] woman to the Supreme Court. And we ought to #ExpandTheCourt to give her at least four more new colleagues & rebalance this institution.”
Democrats want to pack the Supreme Court with more Justices in order to shift the balance of power toward their own party. If implemented, court-packing would destroy an independent judiciary as president after president appoints however many justices they desire to get an ideological outcome.
In April of last year, reports surfaced that Senate and House Democrats were working on legislation that would add four new justices to the U.S. Supreme Court even after Justice Breyer said that court-packing would erode any and all trust in the judiciary.
“If the public sees judges as ‘politicians in robes,’ its confidence in the courts, and in the rule of law itself, can only diminish, diminishing the court’s power, including its power to act as a ‘check’ on the other branches,” Breyer once said in a speech to Harvard Law.