The Nuclear Option: Sen. Patty Murray Turns Pandemic Hearing into Partisan Circus

Charles Hurt – The Nuclear Option

by Charles Hurt

Winston Churchill, the greatest half-American to ever live, is famously quoted as having said: “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”

The quote is exactly half-right. The best argument against democracy is actually a five-minute conversation with the average lawmaker.

Never clearer has this been than watching the U.S. Senate this week confront the deadly pandemic ravaging the world today. Senators might have taken up the fight sooner except that from Jan. 16 to Feb. 5 of this year — as the virus was marching across the globe and headed for America — the Senate was entirely consumed with a hotly partisan, political effort to undo the 2016 election and remove President Trump from office on fantastical charges that even they knew were fraudulent and would never actually remove him from office. Read the rest HERE.

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