cdub wrote:Did the Dems propose this or desire this? YES then No. NO then YES.
More like this.
Does passing this help Dems electorally ? If yes, then vote No.
Does voting No help Dems electorally ? If yes, then vote Yes.
I don't think this is much of a secret either - they have talked openly about this.
To an extent, both parties do this. Except, since the small republican caucus is now fairly ideologically uniform, they have kept the unity rather well. Managing Dems has always been like herding cats .... so they couldn't stop any legislation earlier.