-Just because a system doesn’t produce what you want doesn’t mean the system is broken. But that’s the logic behind the effort by Gov. Sam Brownback, Secretary of State Kris Kobach and others as they push to change the way Kansas selects its Supreme Court justices.
I’ve mentioned that the Democrats like to pack the courts. Also mentioned that there’s been scrapping over the ways and means of packing the courts.
After this last election there was a great many exhales as there were many court members up for re-election.
For the past few years, maybe a bit longer even, there’s been party conflict over the methods of appointing and what not, the judges.
This is just another step, but an important one, in the process of winding the cords of control tighter to the governor.
One must admit that a Constitutional change is a major item to be considered. Very major.
Major enough, in fact, to consider closely what, who wants it, and why.
From the reaches,