The Fight for the Filibuster

by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021   https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/image/CivilRights_PostCloture.htm (Mar. 18, 2021) — Lord Acton said it best, back in 1887: “Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” The longer explanation of that observation is that as a person’s or organization’s power increases, their moral sense diminishes, sometimes incrementally, sometimes exponentially.  In more colloquial terms, this explains the modern variation […]