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Bring On The Fillibuster!

by Patrick Appel

We have gotten a few e-mails like this:

Will Reid please grow a pair and require an actual Traditional Filibuster (must be continuous) to happen. Seriously, bring in the cots, the pizza, the coke (as in cola) and No Doze and let the good Senator from Connecticut talk for as long as he wants about why he opposes the public option and what a better solution would be. If he's not going to vote for it, make him explain it. Let all the senators who oppose it talk about what they'd do differently. If it's going to fail, get it all on CSPAN. It'd be one serious lump of future campaign ad material for the Democrats.