Given that the Democrats are in total disarray heading into November, it's not surprising liberal groups are making all sorts of dire warning about how it will rain brimstone when the GOP takes control of the Senate. However, this item from MoveOn.org really takes the cake:
If they seize control of the Senate this November, Republicans will use a little-known tool called “reconciliation” to get their way. Robert Reich explains in this new video from MoveOn.org. Please watch and share widely.
As you might recall, "reconciliation" was the exact same legislative process Democrats used when they couldn't get the 60 votes necessary to pass Obamacare. Thanks to reconciliation, Democrats could pass legislation with a simple majority in the Senate. (More recently, Harry Reid weakened the filibuster, making it even easier for Democrats usher through nominees by simple majority.) For sheer hypocrisy, warning that the GOP might use this allegedly obscure legislative tactic -- it was well-known in 2010! -- to steamroll the minority party is pretty hard to beat.
And how disingenuous is Robert Reich? This disingenuous: