Tuesday, May 24, 2005

DO REPUBLICANS believe in majority rule and oppose filibusters out of principle, or only when the majority advantage is theirs? William Saletan of Slate reports that the same Republicans who were threatening to invoke the "nuclear option" if Democrats filibustered Bush's candidates for the judiciary are now themselves threatening to start a filibuster if a bill to loosen restrictions on stem-cell research is brought to the House floor.

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