Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States is not an occasion to celebrate. Her nomination comes at a time when political polarization and partisanship is at an all time high in the US. Barrett’s political views and judicial history is unlikely to mitigate this. Instead, she could very well be one of the biggest threats to America’s ever-developing progress.
Despite being a central factor in the impeachment proceedings against President Trump, it was not what led to President Zelensky’s plummeting approval ratings. Instead, this can be attributed to corruption, war and COVID-19.