Can We Just Fast-Forward to the Part Where the Democrats Kill the Filibuster?

It’s the only way a Congress — and, for that matter, a president — will be able to get anything done

Mitch McConnell speaking into a mic.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks to reporters with Sen. John Thune (R-SD) (L) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) following the weekly Senate Republican caucus luncheon in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 16, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

These White men look at the issue of the filibuster and think recreating ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’ is the answer. Meanwhile, the evidence suggests that this would only make Republican obstruction somehow even more of a spectacle.

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