Yeah, there is basically no way that the president can pass his climate change agenda through the Senate. None. I don’t even know if he can muster 50 votes for it. Probably not. But, if he can quietly round up 50 votes, I suggest that this is the issue that should be used to attack the filibuster. If Obama wants to really expend his political capital, addressing climate change is the issue he should expend it on.
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Martin Longman is the web editor of the Washington Monthly. He is also the founder of Booman Tribune and Progress Pond. Before joining the Monthly, Martin was a county coordinator for ACORN/Project Vote and a political consultant. He has a degree in philosophy from Western Michigan University.
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