Mitch McConnell: “I admire Manchin’s willingness to protect the Senate as an institution. The filibuster is not so much about a particular issue, as it is about the Senate as an institution. It was constructed in the beginning of the country to slow things down, to make sure the right thing was done for the country.”
Steven Smith appeared on MSNBC today, June 12, 2021 and enlightened the guest host, Jeremiah Johnson as to the state of politics in West Virginia.
Smith: “Thanks for asking that question. We can recite the numbers: more than 75% of us want the FOR THE PEOPLE ACT; nearly two-thirds want a WEALTH TAX. Here’s the secret: our Senators don’t care. You don’t get elected to high office in West Virginia because you’re a servant of the people – no, you get elected to office here because you have a lot of money or your Daddy