November 26, 2013
Brit Hume: Democrats' Rush to the Nuclear Option Shows Their Midterm 2014 Pessimism
Fox New's Political Analyst Brit Hume asserts that the Democrats' rush to the nuclear option was for the purpose of keeping liberal judges on Appeals Court. This would secure two things: maintaining regulations on private sector, and continuing to protect rights to abortion. If the Democrats were confident they would still hold the Senate in 2014, they wouldn't have so much urgency to get rid of the filibuster on federal appointees.