Today's Democratic Party is uniquely positioned to control government for a generation, and for it to happen, a number of events will have to occur. The critical first steps, however, are already happening.
Nobody leaves -- these incredibly, horrifyingly old people hang on well past reasonable retirement age. In some sense the mission of the court has been merely to preserve itself, its look, feel and balance.
If you're a procrastinator like me, then you're frantically scurrying at the last minute to pick up holiday gifts for friends and family. So let me suggest four great gifts for any progressives you know.