Tuesday, November 16, 2004



Still recovering from their crushing losses on Nov. 2, Senate Democrats today chose Harry M. Reid (Nev.), a quiet insider and consensus-builder, to succeed Thomas A. Daschle (S.D.) as their minority leader.
(via WaPo)

Why the Beltway Dems are going to try to build consensus with the wingers who are about the eviscerate them, I cannot imagine. And why they want a master parliamentarian when Frist is going to go to the nuclear option, I don't know.

The only possible reason I can imagine is that he's going to pick off a few moderate Republicans in otherwise blue states. That would be A Good Thing. But still...

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