Senate Democrats’ Majority Rests On A ‘Jim Crow Relic’

Senate Democrats’ Majority Rests On A ‘Jim Crow Relic’


Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, wants to spend January ramming through Democrats’ federal election takeover. But to do so, he and far-left Democrats must undermine or repeal the Senate filibuster.

Schumer has pledged that, if Republicans do not allow the election takeover to pass, “the Senate will debate and consider changes to Senate rules on or before January 17, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.” Schumer’s gambit attempts to put more pressure on Democrats to abolish the filibuster, which Barack Obama called a “Jim Crow relic” in 2020. But his efforts ignore an inconvenient truth: Democrats only captured the Senate majority because of an anomalous Georgia election system created by segregationist Democrats in the 1960s.

On November 3, 2020, incumbent Sen. David Perdue, a

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