Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Joe Manchin, Hollywood Western hero

Andrew Koppelman

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) has the opportunity to become a Hollywood Western hero. He says he will “never” vote to abolish the filibuster. But with voting rights at stake, the nation may soon contemplate an episode reminiscent of the 1962 John Ford Western “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.”

I explain in a new piece at The Hill, here.

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