Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Not a Bad Deal

We held here that despite the complaining from the right, the filibuster deal was not bad for conservatives because if offered more options going forward and pinned the Dems down.

Now this from the WaPo:

Liberals Rethinking Senate Filibuster Deal
Wednesday, June 8, 2005; Page A04

Democrats generally cheered, and Republicans groused, when a bipartisan group of senators crafted a compromise on judicial nominations last month. But with the Senate now confirming several conservative nominees whom Democrats had blocked for years, some liberals are questioning the wisdom of the deal and fretting about what comes next.

Always good to keep them fretting.