[VIDEO] Legendary ’60s Political Ad Updated: Senate Filibuster Nuclear Option Remix

What a difference eight years and a Senate majority makes. Back in 2005, Senate Democrats (including Barack Obama) were in the minority – and dead-set against a Republican plan to allow judicial nominations to proceed to an up-or-down vote based on a simple majority. The so-called nuclear option, warned Obama and others, would have the Founders spinning in their graves and usher in a tyranny of the majority in the world’s greatest deliberative body.

But now, faced with a truculent Republican Senate minority, the Democrats done just that, effectively overturning 200 years of precedent. For more on what it all means.

Approx. 50 seconds.

Reason.com


2 Comments on “[VIDEO] Legendary ’60s Political Ad Updated: Senate Filibuster Nuclear Option Remix”

  1. Richard M Nixon (Deceased) says:

    Reblogged this on Dead Citizen's Rights Society.

  2. […] The Butcher What a difference eight years and a Senate majority makes. Back in 2005, Senate Democrats […]


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