As if the stakes weren’t high enough, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead. In this episode, Alabama Liberal takes you through why the prospect of a 6-3 conservative court is so terrifying, and then the United States of Exhaustion–not only the mood in the country right now but the 5 stages of dealing with a Republican Party that doesn’t care about looking blatantly hypocritical or appealing to the majority. Big questions are posed like: will there be at least 4 Republicans senators who do the right thing? Will they hold strong between Election Day and the inauguration? Would Bill Clinton’s removal from office in his final year have guaranteed Al Gore victory in 2000? And why do Republicans say “elections have consequences” when they keep losing but still have all the power?