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... you might ask what legislative body would be daft enough to do something like that based on seats, but the vote to squash a filibuster in the US Senate is not 60% of Senators voting but 60% of Senators in the body.

So its the US Senate that is daft enough to do that.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sun May 9th, 2010 at 09:43:58 PM EST
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