As we speak, there is no bill on the congressional docket that would provide Democrats an excuse to blow up the filibuster — or, as the establishment media might euphemistically refer to it, “reforming” or “overhauling” the filibuster.
Yet a casual follower of politics would surely be under the impression that there is a pressing battle unfolding because the media are incessantly covering the filibuster issue as a way to pressure holdout moderate Democrats to join the left in the efforts to destroy the Senate.
Take Manu Raju at CNN, whose main job, it seems, is to badger Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona with hypothetical questions about stripping Senate guardrails to allow Democrats to jam through their agenda with a narrow majority.
Would you blow them up for a gun bill? Would you blow them up for a voting bill? Would you like it in