The days of the filibuster are numbered

“As recently as even a couple years ago, if you had asked me, ‘Should we get rid of it?’ I would have said ‘no,’ because it slows down the growth of government,” Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said in a meeting with the Washington Examiner in his Senate offices. “That is no longer my view.”…

“There is nothing in the history of the Senate remotely like what we’re facing right now, which is the filibuster being used on everything,” Cruz said in explaining his changing view of the filibuster. “Their base, the hard radical Left, is demanding ‘Fight! Resist!’ And so, every substantive piece of legislation — virtually every one — gets filibustered.”