What's striking about this case is how swiftly Groubert escalated the incident from a routine traffic stop to the use of potentially deadly force -- and the fact that he did so without any apparent provocation whatsoever.
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"Who do you think President Obama could appoint at this very day, given the boundaries that we have? If I resign any time this year, he could not successfully appoint anyone I would like to see in the court."
Kansas is in the midst what is almost certainly the most unusual Senate race of the 2014 cycle. Democrats want their candidate off the ballot. Republicans deployed every legal maneuver they can muster to keep a Democrat on the ballot. And the GOP's latest tactic is almost certainly unconstitutional.
Without a fully functioning National Labor Relations Board, the Board would not be able to enforce an employer's legal obligation to bargain with its employees' union. Nor would it be able to stop an employer from firing pro-union workers or from spying on union gatherings.