The Sinema Show (So Much for Federalism, Part 5)

Laura Nelson
5 min readJan 17, 2022

Please forgive this horrible pun. I couldn’t help myself.

Kyrsten Sinema, Senator from Arizona, has with her colleague Joe Manchin of West Virginia, has torpedoed the Democratic agenda, from the Build Back Better infrastructure plan to the far more urgent legislation concerning voting rights. Her rationale for refusing to change the filibuster is that doing so would “worsen the…

Laura Nelson

Writer, philosopher, information technologist,guitarist, neurotic, polite radical, avid and indiscriminate reader, Episcopalian, trans woman.