President Joe Biden speaks about the country’s fight against Covid at the White House in Washington, D.C., December 21, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Republicans should be slowing him down by opposing the ideologues he’s appointing.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE P resident Biden has been co-opted by his party’s progressive ideologues, the same woke Left from which he distanced himself in order to get elected. Nevertheless, the razor-thin Democratic majorities in Congress always made it unrealistic that Biden could deliver on many progressive priorities. I’ve maintained that, to stave off potential mutiny, the administration would load the judiciary and the administrative state with hard leftists.

This is clearly playing out on the federal bench.

With no margin for defections in a 50–50 Senate, Democrats exercise rigorous partisan discipline. Vice President Kamala Harris is the tie-breaker, so for the moment they can approve Biden’s

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