Why it matters that the GOP rejected Manchin's voting rights offer

I'm reminded of a cliche: the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.

6/18/2021 9:44:00 PM

.MaddowBlog: We're once again left with the realization that GOP senators don't want to pass a voting-rights bill and won't consider compromise offers designed to make them happy.

I'm reminded of a cliche: the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.

It's an approach Manchin still refuses to consider. Read more: MSNBC »

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MaddowBlog If Manchin isn’t playing a vile and duplicitous game on Democrats, Republicans are playing one on him. MaddowBlog MaddowBlog Can we just say: GOP Senators don’t and won’t? It will save us all a lot of time MaddowBlog 'We' have known it for several decades. Manchin is just catching up, although I can't for the life of me understand why he doesn't get it. I hate to think it's all about the $$, but there you have it.

MaddowBlog Can't the radical right state's governors when they get voted out can't they overturn it MaddowBlog Republicans are so afraid of losing?

GOP leader vows to make Joe Biden a 'half-term president'.MaddowBlog: With his 'half-term president' rhetoric, Sen. Barrasso is giving away the game. The GOP doesn't want to govern; it's desperate to stop Democrats from governing. MaddowBlog Absolutely pitiful MaddowBlog Introductory Plexaderm offer on tv guys, just a thought :) LunalNewport MaddowBlog SenJohnBarrasso is playing the base. The GOP doesn’t fill the seat when they unjustifiably remove Biden. Kamala Harris becomes president and gets to choose her own VP (her successor)… Stacey Abrams, Beto ORoarke, Adam Schiff, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Eric Swallwell

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