“Remember, it’s 51 votes for passage. They have to filibuster. Make them filibuster.
[…] Here we have a chance to do something historic. And if it means some of us are going to lose because of that, so be it. At least you’ll have lost your office fighting for something and accomplishing something.”
Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, a former DNC chair himself, may be an asshole sometimes (okay, most of the time), but he’s our asshole, and that’s why we love him. Indeed, Democrats could use a few more assholes like Ed in both Washingtons.