Most think that the Supreme Court picks have something to do with political views. They do and they don’t.
The Democratic Party and the Republican Party look at the interpretation of the Constitution and law in very different ways.
The Republican Party believes in an exegetical view of the Constitution. The Democratic party believes in an eisegetical View. Below is a simple understanding of those terms from Wikipedia.
While exegesis is the process of drawing out the meaning from a text in accordance with the context and discoverable meaning of its author, eisegesis occurs when a reader imposes his or her interpretation into and onto the text.
By and large, Republicans fall into the exegetical group and Democrats into the eisegetical group. It is not so much about politics but about one’s ability to think objectively versus subjectively.
The Supreme Court ruled in 1857 “Negros” either slave or free could not be American citizens if they or their ancestors were brought to the U.S. as slaves. See the Dred Scott v. Standford decision. This was overturned by the 14th Amendment in 1868 after Republicans defeated Democrats in the Civil War.
Suffice it to say it was not the last time Democrats would try to use the black population to keep power over blacks themselves. History is a bitch for the Left.