Friday, April 07, 2017

When Dems Loved the Nuclear Option

When Dems Loved the Nuclear Option
"When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid triggered the nuclear option for most presidential appointees in 2013, Democrats were ecstatic.
Image result for When Dems Loved the Nuclear OptionMSNBC’s Chris Hayes cheered the move as an affirmative win for democracy,” while his colleague Rachel Maddow gushed “This is a huge freaking deal. This is like 3-inch headlines. This is like people who don’t even care about politics really ought to care about this!”
On CNN, political analyst Paul Begala praised Reid's maneuver, explaining it was necessary because Republicans had “so abused” the filibuster that Democrats couldn't take it anymore. 
Ron Brownstein, also on CNN hailed the decision as a forward-thinking move:The idea of requiring a super majority for the president to appoint his nominees just is anachronistic...”
Read on!
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