Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Schumer to oppose telecom immunity

This is a big deal. This is huge. Much bigger than the opposition by Dodd and Feingold that we all knew was going to be there all along. Although more than seventeen people nationwide might have voted for Dodd if, when he was campaigning he spoke so eloquently and floridly as he did yesterday on the Senate floor.

Schumer is something of a weather vane in the senate - with his support the effort to strip telecom immunity from the FISA overhaul just might get somewhere. Here's hoping...


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