Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been mounting a spirited defense of the filibuster in the face of Democratic efforts to permanently eliminate it.
For the sake of avoiding disastrous left-wing policies, Republicans should support that effort. But McConnell’s efforts to sustain the filibuster also expose the establishment GOP’s scam to keep its hold on power without delivering a thing for its base.
During remarks on the Senate floor Tuesday, McConnell warned that the Republican Party would go “scorched earth” to prevent the passage of Democratic legislation if the filibuster is eliminated. More