Friday, May 14, 2010

Charlie Foxtrot

Ezra Klein, take it away:

Secret holds are just one of many insane Senate traditions that can be used to impede progress. In an effort to preserve them, DeMint used another. He attached a "secondary amendment" to the Wyden/Grassley amendment. Now, if you voted for the amendment to end secret holds, you'd also be voting for an amendment establishing a border fence.

World's worst deliberative body. Also, click the link above the quote, Ron Wyden's rant after Demint sank his amendment is very entertaining.

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