From The Hindsight Is 20/20 File . . .
If reconciliation could be revived, things might look different. Thereís a good case for not doing this legislation through reconciliation. The product that emerged from the parliamentarianís wringer could be sub-optimal in various ways. But the product that emerges from Liebermanís wringer will also be sub-optimal. So given a viable threat of reconciliation, it seems to me that both sides would have some incentive to compromise.
NOW he writes this? Sheesh. This was the point when a lot of us were writing this 6 months ago. The worst political bargainers in the history of political bargaining.
Speaking for me only
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