Originally Posted by Direckshun
Republicans were attempting to put in poison pill amendments to make bills unpassable. Reid oftentimes shut that out.
That's a common tactic by a minority, and a common tactic by a majority.
What was uncommon was how frequently that led to a filibuster.
Why would they need a poison pill to block legislation when they could use the filibuster? That makes no sense.
Do you refer to amendments you don't like as poison pills?