Another Painless Filibuster

by digby

...that makes the Dems look like losers. Again.

The Senate just voted 56 to 44 on Sen. Jim Webb’s (D-VA) amendment “requiring that active-duty troops and units have at least equal time at home as the length of their previous tour overseas.” The bill failed to garner the 60 votes needed to move forward.

The FoxNews All-stars are high-fiving all around. They're happy the GOP said "fuck the troops." They don't make the rules. Chickenhawks do. You'll stay in Iraq and you'll like it. The Empty Codpiece needs to save face.