Reid Admits Defeat (Kinda Sorta)

by Jonathan H. Adler

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has acknowledged that the Senate Democrats lack the votes to block Judge Alito’s confirmation. Reid recently told reporters that “Everyone knows there is [sic] not enough votes to support a filibuster.” However, the effort still has merit because, Reid Said, “I think it is an opportunity for people to express their opinion as to what a bad choice it was to replace Sandra Day O’Connor” with Alito.