The narrative of bipartisan legislative successes contradicts what many critics of the filibuster were saying for the first year of Biden’s presidency.
In a speech at the Reagan Library, Cotton situated populist policies within a broader context of global politics.
Detonating the nuclear option to overturn regular order in the Senate endangers the protections for senators and would feed into the dynamic of polarization.
Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema like to find compromises, and it’s hard to locate middle ground on the nuclear option to the filibuster.
Elite efforts to enforce ‘woke’ ideology create a bubble that can engender a fierce backlash.