The top Democrats in DC decry what happened in the Senate today
Original post made by jimf01, another community, on Nov 21, 2013
The Senate Democrats today eliminated filibusters for most presidential nominations, a move the Washington Post says will "assure an escalation of partisan warfare" in Washington DC.
President Barack Obama has said the so-called "Nuclear Option" was not what the Founders of this country had in mind, and that it will poison Washington
Vice-President Biden called the same, an example of the arrogance of power
Senate leader Harry Reid himself stated flat out that for the majority to use this nuclear option would be "breaking the rules (of the Senate) to change the rules, very un-American.
Of course, the Democrats who changed this rule to increase their power exponentially and cut the Republicans out of the process of nominating and confirming Presidential nominations said all these things when they were in the minority in the US Senate, and they believed the majority Republicans were poised to do the very same.
Now they hold on to a majority, and have done the very thing they objected so strenuously to. Will the media call the Democrats out as hypocrites? Will the voters accept this hypocrisy?