America is under attack. The announcement by a high-ranking Republican official has shocked the nation. We must act now.
“Democrats’ push to eliminate the filibuster will ‘steamroll the interests’ of Middle America, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Monday,” according to Breitbart News.
McConnell is right. If Democrats decide to nuke the filibuster — which is meant to encourage bipartisanship and reasonable compromise — they will push through radical policies with 51 votes.
But this is another reason why the filibuster exists — to give the minority party, especially in such a closely divided Senate, the ability to meaningfully object to legislation.
Without the filibuster, Senate Democrats will become unhinged and pass gun control, the Green New Deal, tax increases, and a host of other long-sought left-wing goodies. It cannot happen.
It is crucial that Americans make their voices heard and let their senators know that we want to keep the filibuster. It is the only tool keeping any semblance of balance in Washington, DC.
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