rhetorically, the president is back in his comfort zone—campaigning and using catchy slogans to rally his Democratic base.
I say rhetorically because we were all supposed to know that the answer was yes.
This is not to suggest that anything goes, rhetorically speaking, with respect to the court.
mid-15c., "eloquent," from Latin rhetoricus, from Greek rhetorikos "oratorical, rhetorical; skilled in speaking," from rhetor "orator" (see rhetoric). Meaning "pertaining to rhetoric" is from 1520s. Rhetorical question is from 1670s. Related: Rhetorically.