While their letter is eloquent in its call for reforming the filibuster, it perhaps makes a far more compelling case against going nuclear to eliminate or change the filibuster.
Having triumphed over rebel forces long ago, the Union army now faces a new challenge: the effort to erase it from history books.
It improves the function and character of the Senate. Removing it would empower the presidency at the expense of Congress.
An effort by Congress to remove per-country caps on employment-based green cards could backfire disastrously.
A singular focus on debt, deficits, and entitlement reform would come with serious political risks.
As America marks another Thanksgiving, the Plymouth Colony is long gone, but the values it represented still bind us together.