Beating Trump Is Almost Meaningless Without Reforming Mitch McConnell’s Senate
By abusing a once-obscure procedural rule, McConnell remade the Senate into a minority-rule institution.
"Biden’s notion that Republicans will have an “epiphany” and work with him, despite obstructing President Obama, is an egotistical fantasy ... Republicans will obstruct the next Democratic president regardless of who he or she is,"
Adam Jentleson 🎈
If Dems beat Trump in 2020 we’ll find McConnell and his system of obstruction lurking, ready to paralyze a new president. Winning the WH isn’t enough. To deliver change we need to take back the Senate & nuke the filibuster. I wrote about it for
"McConnell obliterated all records for deploying the 60-vote threshold, using it as many times in Obama’s first term as in the previous 20 years combined" —
picks apart all the arguments for protecting filibuster