Originally Posted by RINGLEADER
This is an absolutely stupid idea.
The continued watering down of the Constitutional checks and balances.
Sometimes it's better when congress does nothing when it's unwilling to compromise.
Checks and balances refers to balancing between the branches
And the filibuster isn't constitutional. It's not un
constitutional, it's just not mentioned in the Constitution. It's a procedure invented and enforced by the Senate, and basically Reid is just suggesting we change the rule back to what it used to be a decade or two ago.