This year’s October surprise just arrived, bringing an explosive new issue to presidential and Senate races

Every four years, the political world speculates about an October surprise that might shake up the presidential campaign in its final stages.
This years October surprise just arrived, two weeks early, with the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And its actually far more than a surprise: It is a shock to the system, and to a country that hardly seems able to absorb one more in a year already filled with them.