On his daily Facebook live podcast “The Ben Shapiro Show” Friday, host and Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Wire Ben Shapiro suggested that the “stakes are so high” with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh because the “Founders never intended for the Supreme Court to be the superior political branch.”
“The reason that the stakes are so high is because the Court became something it never was before during the Warren era and afterward,” stated Ben Shapiro. “And that was, an actual political institution dedicated to a specific set of policy goals.”
“I will note something: it is pretty amazing, it’s pretty amazing that we’ve reached this point in American public life with regard to Supreme Court seats.
“This did in fact start with the Democratic left that decided that the Court was a tool for the promulgation of public policy and not merely an impartial arbiter or constitutional meaning."
Later in his show, Shapiro continued, “[T]he Founders never intended for the Supreme Court to be the superior political branch, and yet, that’s exactly what’s happened.”