Overturning Roe inflames the left’s own insurrectionists

MINOT, N.D. — Thanks in no small part to the Jan. 6 committee in Congress, we’re all aware of the lengths former President Donald Trump and his supporters went to overturn the outcome of the 2020 election.

One of our national institutions, in this instance the Electoral College, produced an outcome Trump and company didn’t like, so instead of accepting their defeat, and focusing on the next election, they attacked the institution itself.

How is that any different than the left’s attempts to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the Roe v. Wade precedent?

Show me the intellectual daylight between Trump leaning on Vice President Mike Pence to set aside the Electoral College outcome, and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez demanding “consequences for such a deeply destabilizing action and the hostile takeover of our democratic institutions.”

Ocasio-Cortez argues that the court, somehow, “dramatically overreached its authority” by overturning its own precedent (if the Supreme Court can’t overturn Supreme Court precedent, who can?).

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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