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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: MR. WILL'S CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

Robert Chiles | The Washington Post

Robert Chiles responds to Washington Post columnist George Will in a letter to the editor, arguing that that Senate filibusters now prevent debate and have become trivialized:

"In his March 30 column, “Restore the talking filibuster,” George F. Will inquired whether anyone can “name anything that a majority of Americans have desired, strongly and protractedly, that has been denied to them because of a filibuster.” Challenge accepted." 

Read his full letter to the editor here.

Image: James Cameron, the oldest living person to survive an attempt at a lynching, at a press conference on June 13, 2005, by Senate members who will pass a historic resolution apologizing for the body's failure to enact federal anti-lynching legislation during the first half of the 20th century. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images via the Washington Post)

Date of Publication: 
4/2/17