World’s Smallest Violin Plays for SCOTUS Leaker After Poll Reveals More Heartbreak for Dems on Key Issue

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It’s been three months almost to the day since Politico published a leaked copy of the Supreme Court’s draft majority opinion suggesting a majority of them were ready to overturn Roe v. Wade.


Though we’ve been told that the search for the leaker – dubbed a “hero” by many pro-abortion Democrats at the time – has narrowed at this point in the internal investigation that was ordered by Chief Justice John Roberts shortly after the news broke, speculation is still rampant as to who it might be.

Some including Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) suggested it might have been a a law clerk to Justice Sonia Sotomayor, while various Twitter sleuths have tried to connect the dots to one of now-retired Justice Stephen Breyer’s law clerks, who is married to a reporter who has allegedly shared bylines with one of the reporters behind the Politico story.

In any event, as we all know, the leaker’s clear attempt at intimidating enough Justices into changing their minds (with a lot of help from fanatical woke activists) ultimately failed. But a new poll from the Washington Post rubs more salt in the wound for not just the leaker but the rest of the pro-abortion left including Joe Biden who figured the leak and the eventual ruling that came down would be a big motivator for Democratic voters come the fall midterm elections:


Here’s more from their write-up:

Democrats and women, especially younger women, are particularly uncertain they will vote. About 1 in 3 women under 40 are sure they will cast a ballot even as they have strong concerns about rollbacks in abortion access.

“Is the discontent with Democratic Party leadership and policies generally so deep that those most affected by the court decision … still plan to sit out this election?” said Mark Rozell, dean of the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, who worked on the poll. “I struggle to wrap my head around this disconnect.”

Though the Post poll identified abortion as the second biggest priority (behind rising prices) among those surveyed, what they didn’t note is in what way was it a “priority” for those surveyed – is it a priority in terms of keeping people in office who are pro-life or a priority for keeping people in office who are pro-abortion?

The answer is likely even simpler than they might suggest:


In other words, so-called “abortion rights” to even some voters who consider themselves “pro-choice” appear to be taking a backseat to kitchen table issues like inflation, the economy, crime, and education.

Couple that with a recent poll from CBS News showing major red flags for Democrats including cratering support from Hispanics, a big enthusiasm gap among women, and a looming turnout problem among young voters, and Democrats are looking at potential political disaster in November.

As I’ve said before, a lot can happen between now and Election Day but rumor has it that the rather stout lady in the far left corner of the club can be heard warming up… right alongside the world’s smallest violin.

Related: CNN Polling Expert Puts the ‘Ow’ in ‘Ouch’ for Democrats by Explaining Just How Bad It Is



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