As a longtime civics teacher, I feel your pain. You strive diligently to represent views across the political spectrum fairly, but kids have a good nose for nonsense, and they will expose the illogical and indefensible. The Senate’s refusal to consider Garland’s nomination will look as wise and virtuous in retrospect as the 75-day filibuster to stop the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

History, politics, education, music, culture. Award-winning high school teacher, former principal. College instructor. Seahawks Diehard. Twitter: @brian_mrbmkz

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