January 26, 2006
Democrats Feinstein (CA), Salazar (CO) and Landrieu (LA) are on record as saying they are against a filibuster over Alito. According to Byron York at NRO, the scuttlebutt is that Reid doesn't have the votes for a filibuster. But try explaining that to a moonbat.
My guess is that the remaining uncommitted Democrats are playing a big game of "chicken" to see who'll commit to voting for Alito so they won't have to. If Frist files for cloture on the current debate tomorrow than a vote could come Monday. If that's the case, expect a full court press by Left-wing interest groups this weekend to push for a filibuster anyway.
If the final vote comes out as 59-41, the Left will incorrectly believe that a filibuster would have been successful and lose their freaking minds.
And I will giggle my ass off.
Posted by: rightwingprof at January 27, 2006 09:52 AM (hj1Wx)
Posted by: BWS at January 27, 2006 10:07 AM (WIFkt)
Posted by: Gary at January 27, 2006 03:23 PM (PLHs9)
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