Quote Of The Day – Low Watt Bulb Edition

All of the major legislation that today bars racial discrimination in voting, employment and housing was passed after filibusters were broken. How ironic it would be to allow a rule change that would once again thwart progress of African-Americans.

Melvin Watt (D-NC) chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, defending Democrat’s use of filibusters to thwart the confirmation of several Bush judicial nominees, including African-American judicial nominee Janice Rogers Brown. (AP, NYT)

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