The Senate has gone nuclear again. After Democrats voted to “filibuster” the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, which would have required 60 senators to agree to bring the appointment to a vote, Republicans effectively changed the rules to allow a simple majority to confirm Supreme Court justices. From this partisan clash, democracy will emerge the winner.

Saikrishna Prakash & John Yoo, How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Nuclear Option, Wall Street Journal A17 (April 7, 2017).
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