President Joe Biden gave a fiery speech in Atlanta, Georgia, in an effort to scrap the filibuster, but it turned out to be a rather awkward brush with history and some in his own party felt that he went too far. Could it be because he attacked infamous Democrats? Mr. Biden has been on a losing streak recently. His scandalous Afghanistan withdrawal plummeted his approval rating, and his Build Back Better plan was coffined by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), who broke ranks and voted no.
With Republicans working to undo Democrats’ efforts to change the voting laws to fortify the 2020 election, and a red wave in the making for 2022, Biden and his allies have been scrambling to remove any voting hurdle.
The goal was to maintain power, even if it meant getting rid of the long-held Senate filibuster. Much was at stake, and Biden held a speech with echoes from a dark past: “Do you want to be the ...
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