“Abolish the filibuster,” tweeted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on June 2.
AOC’s tweet was a direct response to President Biden’s tweet earlier the same day, “We’re witnessing an all-out assault on our democracy — and we need to act swiftly to protect the sacred right to vote. We need the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act.”
Biden’s hyperbolic tweet was in reference to the fact that a few states have passed election integrity laws since the chaotic 2020 election, which could threaten the left’s electoral strategy of mass mail-in ballots, no identification verification, no signature confirmation, ballot harvesting, same day voter registration, and all other forms of voter fraud.
However, in order to fulfill their dream of federalizing the state-based election system, the left must convince Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) to get on board with their scheme.
And needless to say, the odds of Manchin succumbing to the political pressure and voting to abolish the filibuster so that the left can cram down their so-called voting rights legislation is about as likely as the Biden administration reversing course on the Keystone XL pipeline.
In late May, during an interview with CNN, Manchin made it crystal