Politics can play out everywhere, at every level of any kind of organization, in varying levels of severity and impact, from the most obvious and extreme positions to the sleight, unseen, or subtle plays, no matter the industry, field, or environment.

Lately, Washington has been the epitome of overreaching and dismissive authority for the sake of one’s own mission and cause, long-lasting consequences be damned.

A great example exists in the latest episode of the soap opera confirmation process of Neil Gorsuch as President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, which exhibits the irresponsible and haphazard turn politics of any kind can take.

In short, the Democrats in the U.S. Senate — the minority in that house –- are shooting to filibuster Gorsuch’s…