In prosaic news, apparently the nuclear option will not be used. A compromise has been reached. Actually, this happened a day or so ago. If I found this fact interesting, I would have blogged on it sooner.
I am glad that filibustering has not been eliminated, but I was hoping for the GOP totry something bold like, you know, requiring that an actual talking filibuster take place.
As a Maine resident, I note that the two Maine Senators were both involved in this deal. I'm not exactly certain what to make of that, although I must admit that neither Snowe nor Collins has ever struck me as that impressive.
That is all.