I Blame Capra

>> Wednesday, March 10, 2010

For whatever reason, the filibuster has a romantic appeal to people who should know better, and you often hear from those who dislike the current rules that changing the rules to require "real" filibusters would have some sort of salutary effect. My position continues to be that the effects of such a rule change are probably overstated, but more importantly that since the practice serves no legitimate purpose the best way to reform the filibuster is to eliminate it.


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