Wednesday, May 18, 2005

The Top Ten Filibuster Lies

From Media Matters for America. For example:

Falsehood #4: "Nuclear Option" is a Democratic term
Following the Republicans' lead, many major media outlets have attributed the term "nuclear option" as a creation of Senate Democrats. In fact, Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS), one of the proposed measures' leading advocates, actually coined the term.

Read the rest, too.