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Bolton Denied

Steve Clemons says the Senate spoke loud and clear. Atrios thinks it's always nice to win battles, especially ones which were assumed to be hopeless.

Steve Clemons says the Senate spoke loud and clear. Atrios thinks it's always nice to win battles, especially ones which were assumed to be hopeless. The Washington Post's Mike Allen seems to think that the White House wanted it to play out this way because they knew they didn't have the votes. He thinks it will give the W.H. an opportunity to try and paint Democrats as obstructionists again and they will still appoint him in two weeks.


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