Moderates Attempted Dealmaking

by Shannen W. Coffin

American Spectator has this item on the rumored “deal” to stop the filibuster. The problem, as the article suggests, is that the Democrats want to be able to use the filibuster in “extraordinary circumstances,” which apparently means any day that the earth revolves around the sun. If you think about it, that is a pretty extraordinary thing, but it is a thin reed on which to build a deal.