Ultraliberal advocacy organization Common Cause in 2005 on the subject of Democrat senators possibly using the filibuster to block Republican Bush’s judicial nominees, via per Jonathan Alter at The Volokh Conspiracy (link) by way of Instapundit:
Common Cause strongly opposes any effort by Senate leaders to outlaw filibusters of judicial nominees to silence a vigorous debate about the qualifications of these nominees, short-circuiting the Senate’s historic role in the nomination approval process.Ultraliberal advocacy organization Common Cause in late 2010 on the subject of Republican senators possibly using the filibuster to block Democrat Obama’s judicial nominees, via same source as above:
the filibuster of judicial nominees threatens to “cripple our federal judiciary”You can’t make his stuff up.
For some, truth is not about consistency to principles or even reality but rather about whatever serves to advance the Cause.
John M Greco