I'm watching it on CSpan with a heavy heart. If reason trumped partisanship in the Republican party perhaps our country wouldn't be in danger of being attacked again.
The bushistas would like al Qaida to stay the course in Iraq. (So what if they caught the top al Qaida guy in Iraq? They keep catching him again and again and it doesn't seem to get any better, does it?)
Mitch McConnell asserted that every Iraq bill will be filibustered.
Harry Reid pulled the Defense Authorization Bill off the floor as a result.