Piggybacking on echidne’s Eschaton post regarding Ken “FAB-u-loussss” Mehlman’s astroturf efforts on behalf of the nuclear option, we find that all recent polling data indicate Kenny has his work cut out for him.
Do you favor or oppose eliminating the filibuster for judicial nominees?
Do you favor or oppose the use of the filibuster in the U.S. Senate?
Would you support or oppose changing Senate rules to make it easier for the Republicans to confirm Bush’s judicial nominees?
NBC News/Wall Street Journal
In your opinion, should the Senate maintain the filibuster rule or eliminate the filibuster for judicial nominations?
Maintain Filibuster: 48%
Eliminate Filibuster: 39%
Newsweek (“Tha Killaz”) Magazine
Would you approve or disapprove of changing Senate rules to take away the filibuster and allow all of George W. Bush’s judicial nominees to get voted on by the Senate?