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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Heh: Dem Senator Suddenly Regrets the 'Reid Rule' on Filibusters - Guy Benson

Heh: Dem Senator Suddenly Regrets the 'Reid Rule' on Filibusters - Guy Benson:

"Oh, it seemed like such a good idea at the time; those awful obstructionist Republicans weren't giving President Obama everything he wanted, so something had to be done. Reid used a strong-arm move to change the Senate rules with a bare majority vote, eliminating the minority's right to filibuster presidential nominations. Obama was the short-term beneficiary of the Reid Rule, installing his people as he saw fit, in both the executive branch and the federal judiciary (excepting the Supreme Court -- "