"Threats to our independent, non-partisan judiciary must not and will not be tolerated in this state," she added.
Let's edit that a bit, for accuracy:
"Threats to our
Were it not for Shirley's deracinated decisions, (although I suppose that "deracination" is, truly, non-partisan ipso facto--and maybe even "independent,") there would be no "threats."
Put another way, since Shirley regularly 'threatens' norms established in human societies since time immemorial, she finds that those who oppose her--that is to say, those who are NOT de-racinated) are "threats."
Pot/kettle problems. Shirley can't tell one from the other...so that makes her "independent" and "non-partisan."