The US State Department stated:
The Polish government has continued to pursue legislation that appears to undermine judicial independence and weaken the rule of law in Poland,” ... “We urge all sides to ensure that any judicial reform does not violate Poland’s constitution or international legal obligations and respects the principles of judicial independence and separation of powers.”
The New York times elaborates:
Brushing aside warnings from the European Union and ignoring tens of thousands of protesters in the streets, Poland’s Parliament gave final approval to a landmark measure on Saturday that would restructure the Supreme Court, putting it under effective control of the governing party.
My question is: What are the reasons that Poland's people would allow the elimination of separation of powers?