The Republican establishment, all the way from the U.S. Senate to the presidential hopefuls, have shown their true colors with no delay for thought, as obstructionists dead-set against anything the president of the United States proposes.
This, of course, includes his constitutional mandate to appoint a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. If they should succeed in blocking confirmation of this appointment, the last laugh will be on them when the next president will then happily appoint her own choice.
Loring Beals, Boise
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