Apropos, of course, no current events in particular, I pass along a recommendation. It’s from a friend and fellow political junkie. “The entire United States Senate should be required to sit through an endless looped showing of Advise and Consent.” The 1962 film is based on Allen Drury’s Pulitzer-prize winning 1959 novel. In the unlikely event you do not remember the film, click here.”
I agree utterly. I must watch it again. It is not a lighthearted flick….
The Plot (excerpt from Wikipedia)
The President of the United States nominates Robert A. Leffingwell as Secretary of State.…
Or: “Is the U.S. Senate like the Kilkenny Cats?”
A Churchillian friend who has written to her Senators emails:
This brief video by Senator Rand Paul is a good example of why the United States Congress has only a 10% approval rating. Isn’t Senator Reid in charge in the Senate? The video explains why the Senate is an insult to the American people.
I’ve given up on the U.S. Senate, myself. I’m glad somebody is still writing them letters.
Will any reader advise whether Senator Paul won on his July 29th point of order, attempting to get extra time to read a 600-page Senate bill due for a vote in six or eight hours?…