Rarely do I support use of a filibuster, but there are some cases where they are acceptable. one of these situations is when a vote could mean a major defeat for our fighting men and women. The Supporters of the President’s new strategy for Iraq have managed to hold a filibuster – meaning that there will be no Senate Resolution attempting to embarrass the President.
Democrats need to learn, they have no authority on this war – unless they really want us to pull out, and can pull the votes to cut off funding. Other than that, Democrats do not have the authority to try and advance their anti-freedom, defeatist agenda.