Daniel Hannan Sums Up The US Political System In 140 Characters (Or Less)

Outspoken MEP Daniel Hannan summed up the day’s political machinations rather aptly


Did I hear that properly? Obama doesn’t like how the US Constitution works, because it’s getting in his way?

— Daniel Hannan (@DanHannanMEP) November 21, 2013



Of course, as is the “rule” it would seem in US politics, what one has said in the past is irrelevant compared to what one needs now…


As a Senator in 2005, Pres Obama opposed changing the filibuster rule. WH says GOP use of filibuster as a tactic is worse now.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 21, 2013



But back to Daniel to explain…

The US Senate was designed precisely to be a brake on transient majorities. Delay isn’t an abuse of its function; it *is* its function.

— Daniel Hannan (@DanHannanMEP) November 21, 2013


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