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The amazing thing in all of this is the dogged determination of even some Democrats in the Senate to retain a poorly functioning institution that is undermining American governance. Who who is any good would want to be nominated for federal public office these days? Filibuster is still there. We are five years into Obama's presidency and the guy has never been allowed to assemble a real government. GOP radicalism and the turn toward sabotage is the cause, but Democrats have been, and remain, the enablers. The NLRB compromise seems more than a little thing in that light.