SCOTUS confirmation games : Playing the race card, with an empty recess appointment threat

February 29, 2016 | By TODD GAZIANO

President Obama has promised to nominate someone relatively soon for a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court made vacant by Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing. President Obama hopes either to weaken the Senate majority’s resolve, which is to let the American voters decide who shall fill the vacancy, or to play politics with the issue. Alas, ...