The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Friday, February 11, 2005
Under General Reid, 18 Dems desert on tort reform
It's only RC 9 and almost half his party have given Reid the Dick Cheney salute on - I should have thought - an issue one would expect Dems to united on.
S 5 is supposedly a compromise bill. But Harry Reid is not impressed:
This bill is one of the most unfair, anti-consumer proposals to come before the Senate in years. It slams the courthouse doors on a wide range of injured plaintiffs. It turns federalism upside down by preventing state courts from hearing state law claims. And it limits corporate accountability at a time of rampant corporate scandals.
The 'guilty' 18:
Clearly, the list goes well beyond the list of DINO usual suspects - Schumer, for instance?
And one notes that the Senator from Kenya has disappointed the DEWDROPs once more - last time, it was failing to oppose the confirmation of Angel of Death Rice (January 27).
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