(LIFEZETTE) When a party gets zapped into the minority, party leaders usually become what is known as the “loyal opposition.”
Those were the standards of yesterday.
“This is a classic example of where you stand depends on where you sit.”
In today’s more polarized environment, the minority party is more likely to engage in all kinds of opposition tactics that test the limits of loyalty to the legislative institutions they work within. Indeed, some policy talks underway within the Democratic Party raise questions about their commitment to the rule of law — especially federal law.
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