President Biden now says he needs to bust the Senate’s filibuster to go a Democratic overhaul of American elections. “If the one factor standing between getting voting rights laws handed and never getting handed is the filibuster,” he instructed ABC Information this week, “I assist making the exception of voting rights for the filibuster.”
An “exception” to the filibuster? That is like an engineer saying he merely needs to take away a bit of the Hoover Dam. Be careful for le déluge. But Chuck Schumer instructed colleagues in a letter Monday that he plans to deliver up voting laws in January and can “think about adjustments to any guidelines” that stand in the way in which.