How much closer of a comparison do you require?
The District Courts are one step below the Supreme Court.
Before Harry Reid went with the nuclear option, Federal Court Nominees required 60 votes for confirmation. Just like the Supreme Court nominees require today.
There is no rule or law exempting the Supreme Court from filibuster or the nuclear option.
It’s not like I’m comparing bicycles to cars.
The point I was trying to make, in the first place, is how dangerous setting precedents can be. What’s good for the goose can also be weaponized by the gander.