First of all, kudos to the crew at the Young Turks radio program. They are filibustering in support of the Senate filibuster proposed by John Kerry. They're into their 20th hour ( maybe a little longer). They have a live video stream up, too. You can watch it from their website. It's an interesting exercise. I'd suggest you might want to drop in periodically and see how they're doing. Apparently, they're getting some support from big-name talkers who are volunteering to pull a shift or two over the weekend. Their regular program airs on Sirius Satellite radio from 5-8 pm Central Time, so they're closing in on a full day on the air, with the promise to stay at it until the Alito vote or filibuster next week. Now, here's a blog post that would raise their blood pressure. Nasty stuff, my friends. Nasty.
What have the Democrats become, but a bunch of unsuccessful cat herders under the command of Kossacks and PFAW members. The Democrat strategy in the Alito hearings FAILED. The Democrats FAILED to stick together. The Democrats FAILED to halt the United States Supreme Court shifting to the right. And now they are making last ditch moans to placate the left that they "would filibuster and should filibuster if only they could filibuster." Is their base so pathetic that it will give credibility to John Kerry from Switzerland and now Harry Reid trying to kiss them after a one night stand of self-flagellation or do Reid and Kerry view their base so pathetically, thinking that with the game lost, they'll still say they're going to filibuster to keep the base happy [...]