Monday, May 16, 2005

FILIBUSTER FANTASIES - Ninty-nine promises and counting!

If the latest Frist pseudo-promise doesn't happen I'm going to have to get one of Polipundit's "form SF-180" meters* for the majority leader ... only it'll read "xxx times that Bill Frist has promised 'this is the week we get it on.'" Frist is a medical doctor in case you didn't know!

The WSJ has an article in this morning's Opinion Journal with expressing the moment ...

This will not be the world's greatest deliberative body's greatest moment, and the only thing we know for sure about what will happen next is that the reputation of the Senate will suffer. It's a shame it has come to this. But at this point it would be worse if Republicans let a willful minority deny the President's nominees a vote on the Senate floor.

The editorial board of the WSJ is of the opinion this fight began in 1987 with " the trashing of" Robert Bork, pointing to democratic "audacity" and "radicalism." I believe the group nails it when they highlight "the breadth of their claims against the nominees."

Continue reading here ...

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