Commentary

Eliminate the Filibuster: Trust the People

by KEVIN R. C. GUTZMAN

The Senate filibuster has got to go. It is completely contrary to American political science, and has devolved into nothing more than a minority veto – one to which the American people never consented.

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Preserve the Filibuster: Protect the People from Political Parties

by GREGORY KOGER

The right to filibuster remains because senators realize they need one informal, extraconstitutional device to limit the excesses of another extraconstitutional innovation: political parties.

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