For decades progressive Senators have tried to eliminate the filibuster only to be blocked by obstructionists. It is time to eliminate this relic of times past.

Photo by Louis Velazquez on Unsplash
Photo by Louis Velazquez on Unsplash
Photo by Louis Velazquez on Unsplash

The idea advanced by many with conservative leanings argue that the legislative filibuster is good for American politics. That the filibuster forces the party in the Senate majority to compromise with the party in the minority. The thinking is that the filibuster ultimately leads to laws that are less partisan and more consistent with mainstream America. They also argue that the filibuster is consistent with the intentions of the Founding Fathers in that the Senate should be the more deliberative body in American politics. All of these propositions are unfolded. If the Democrats have the opportunity, they should eliminate the…

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