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Surprise: President Who Once Warned Against Changing the Filibuster Now Supports Changing the Filibuster

homernoble Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 6:18 PM
Obstruct means to hinder from passage, to block or close up; it does not mean to start a fire. Try again. Better still, just admit that you have no evidence to back up your claim that Senator McConnell "started any fires." Do you live full time under Lois' apron?

Actually, no surprise at all.  This development is as shameless as it was inevitable:

Jumping squarely into the white-hot debate currently being waged in the Senate, the White House on Wednesday said it supports Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's efforts to change the rules of the upper chamber. "The President has said many times that the American people are demanding action," White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer said in a statement to The Huffington Post. "They want to see progress, not partisan delay games. That hasn't changed, and the President supports Majority Leader Reid's efforts...