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Why Keeping The Filibuster Is Essential For The Democrats

Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Free at Picyrl.

It’s easier to destroy things than to build them

When we think of the filibuster, we think of Jimmy Stewart’s heroic stand in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington. One man against the system, literally talking until he collapses. It’s a feel-good fluff movie, but it made the filibuster iconic.

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