The World’s Worst Non-Deliberative Body will not even allow debate on critical voting rights legislation as Republican-controlled state legislatures go out of their way to suppress the vote:
Breaking: Senate Republicans block debate on Freedom to Vote Act
It’s completely undemocratic that 41 GOP senators representing just 21% of country can filibuster legislation supported by 70% of Americans that would expand voting access for tens of millions— Ari Berman (@AriBerman) October 20, 2021
Huge double standard: GOP states enacting new voter suppression laws & extreme gerrymanders on party-line simple majority votes but it requires 60 vote supermajority in Senate to protect voting rights because of filibuster pic.twitter.com/bAdaVO0MID— Ari Berman (@AriBerman) October 20, 2021
The filibuster and democracy are simply not compatible institutions.