Dictionary.com altered its definition of court packing over the course of the U.S. presidential election, attempting to brand the practice in a more positive light.
The definition of the court packing – which many suspect a Biden-Harris administration could participate in due to their refusal to answer questions on the balance of the Supreme Court – was limited to its historical relevance on November 1st, 2020.
The pre-election definition read:
Just one month later, however, the online platform added a second definition to the term, euphemizing court packing as “more favorable to particular goals or ideologies”:
(noun) the practice of changing the number or composition of judges on a court, making it more favorable to particular goals or ideologies, and typically involving an increase in the number of seats on the court: