Well, it’s a plausible suggestion. Richard Miniter says that the Democrats may be using an “unprecedented combination of legislative procedures” to push the immigration bill through the Senate–this afternoon!
I haven’t seen this anywhere else and have no idea whether Richard is right or not, but it’s worth a look.
UPDATE: It sounds like Miniter was right. This is from a press release by Senator Jim DeMint:
Senator Reid has been trying to portray this immigration nightmare as solely the responsibility of President Bush, but today we saw just how bad Reid wants it. He used his power as Majority Leader to manipulate and abuse the rules of the Senate to ram this bill down our throats. He has set up a process that guarantees votes on a few amendments while blocking all others. This has never been done before, and it