The Sunday morning talk shows were filled with Democrats and Republicans blaming each other for the government shutdown. And one refrain viewers heard over and over was the one from Democrats that Republicans control the House, Senate, and Presidency. Therefore it's all their fault.
Well, there's that pesky filibuster rule in the Senate requiring 60% of the votes. But it seems as if Chuck Schumer, et. al., are daring Mitch McConnell to end the filibuster rule with all their emphasis on "majority." Well Mitch, take him up on it. Call his bluff.
Bring back the old fashioned filibuster where the stalling Senator has to actually stand up and speak for the duration of the filibuster.
4:01 AM 1/22/2018