“I’m hoping there will be members of Congress who will say enough. We are destroying the United States’ reputation in the world as a beacon of democracy, and we should go back to the way it was, and the way it should be.”Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

THIS IS exactly what’s happening through the Republican reaction to President Obama’s nominations of Chuck Hagel, as well as John Brennan.

It is not advise and consent.

It is the thwarting of our democratic republic and what the founders intended.