There’s no constituency for keeping the filibuster. No votes are lost in nuking it.
Most Americans will be surprised to hear bills don’t pass with a majority vote anyway.
It’s the wrong issue to move right on if you’re in a swing seat. Nothing gained, a hell of a lot lost.
THEN GET THE VOTES, SENATOR. Fascists are spilling blood in the Capitol, your GOP colleagues are propagating a big lie that the election was stolen, and you're throwing in the towel 3 days into your trifecta?? Don't lower our expectations - reexamine your aspirations. Jesus.
SWITCH TO PREMIUM MASKS—I’ve been saying it for months. We need to switch to KN95, KF94, or European FFP2 masks ASAP. The new #b117 #COVID19 is just too contagious. Cloth isn’t enough anymore folks. Germany 🇩🇪 & Austria 🇦🇹 mandating on all public transits.
United States Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) says there “aren’t enough votes to pass statehood for Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico right now.”
Alternately, we could pick 715,000 Americans in one random spot in America, strip them of House and Senate representation (but have them continue to pay taxes & serve in the military!) and then muse over whether there are or aren’t enough votes to un-do this...
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