Show Me The Vetos

I think John Judis is being a little too hard on Harry Reid insofar as the dynamic he's pointing to strikes me as 85 percent composed of Reid being hostage to events outside his control, but the basic point is still sound. What congressional Democrats need to be doing is coming up with bills that will secure near-universal Democratic support, plus pick up a few Republicans, and then garner a Bush veto. Instead, congress -- and the Senate in particular -- has gotten bogged down in issues that divide Democrats and don't really help the party position itself for 2008.