Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Recommended Reading

With the dawn of a new Senate on the horizon, there's hope once again of reforming the filibuster, which has long since outpaced its intended role as protection for the minority voice and become an active encumbrance on the business of legislating and governing. I've long been advocating for, if not abolition of the practice, at least some very serious re-tooling, but Salon's Alex Seitz-Wald says we should just axe it entirely, and offers up five reasons why that's a good idea.

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