Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Filibuster Showdown Eminent

Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid tried to negotiate in good faith, but nothing he offered was good enough for the "all or nothing" Bill Frist and his right wing lead coalition of extremist groups.

Will the moderate Republicans who say this isn't a good idea cave to Frist/Bush's ideology or will they grow a backbone and choose their country over their party? I don't have much faith in the "moderate" Republicans to do the right thing. May they get what they deserve.
Top Senate leaders declared an unsuccessful end Monday to their compromise talks over President Bush's stalled judicial nominees, despite fresh talk of a deal to clear five appeals court appointees while scuttling three others.

"I've tried to compromise and they want all or nothing, and I can't do that," Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada told reporters after a private meeting with Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn. Link


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