Barry SCHWARTZ (Barijo ŜVARC) (chemoelectric) wrote,

He makes a good case, but ...

Nicole Sandler is talking with Firedoglake’s Jon Walker and what he says we should do is have our congresscritters vote down the bill, and then go into reconciliation, spread fairy dust across the floors of Congress, and push through better legislation. It’s a compelling plan, but something about it bothers me.

Nicole suggests making the Republicans ‘really’ filibuster, and thus that they should have the floor of the Senate for as long as they like, fulfilling for them their intention of bringing the lawmaking process to a halt. Surely there is no way they would keep this up a long while in shifts, and surely making them try will go over well in the press and with the general public. Then magic happens and we pass better legislation. I think it is a weaker plan than Walker’s, but perhaps worth considering if Walker’s plan fails.

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