Reader: The Founding Fathers Loathed the Filibuster — Diane Ravitch’s blog

A reader who identifies as Quickwrit posted the following comment about the filibuster. For most of our history, debates in the Senate could be used to delay consideration of a bill, even to kill it. But the filibuster was not written into law until 1917. Our Founding Fathers would agree that “contemptible” aptly describes Manchin, […]

Reader: The Founding Fathers Loathed the Filibuster — Diane Ravitch’s blog

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