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  •  Filibuster would (1+ / 0-)
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    asimbagirl

    lead inexorably to real politics and an engaged populace.  

    This is an untenable position from which Big-Boy Pants(tm) Dems might have to actually perform, instead of hiding behind proceedural excuses as they serve their real constituency*.

    *you ain't it.

    Best to keep the 60 vote hurdle abstract, ironclad, insurmountable, inscrutable, and above all apolitical.

    Don't think on it too long or hard.  Only politicians and partisan careerists can really grasp this stuff.  All you need to know is that Dems are pursuing the 'centrist' way, that works so well*!

    *just not for you.

    Please don't feed the security state.

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