Originally Posted by Direckshun
I don't think I'd adopt cosmo's stronger language that the clause is a "sham."
I'd just say that the practical application of it has evolved as Senatorial treatment of recesses has evolved.
I'd say the same thing about the 2nd amendment -- as our weaponry evolves, as does the application of the 2nd.
I didn't call the clause a sham. I said the pro forma sessions are a sham. The clause I said was obsolete.