Brewtown Politico

Carrying a little stick and speaking loudly in Milwaukee


If you can't beat 'em, change the rules. That's the message the Republican senators are sending by voting in the Rules Committee to limit filibusters.

It's funny that the filibuster wasn't considered an illegitimate tactic when civil rights was being debated, but now it has it go, because a couple judicial nominees aren't getting through.

In recent years, Republicans have also used the filibuster against former President Clinton's nominees. Adobe Acrobat Reader required for link.


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