Amy Klobuchar condescendingly tweets that ‘filibuster’ is not in the Constitution. Big mistake.

There is a constant struggle within the Democratic Party to see who can say the dumbest thing of the day. On Wednesday, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) established and held on to the lead for a while after she posted on her active Twitter account that someone had hacked and disabled her Twitter account. She lost the first place slot, however, when it surfaced that Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) had tweeted something even less self-aware.

Klobuchar, known for peddling cheesy “mom” jokes and kind of being a big ol’ meanie to her staffers, tweeted this golden nugget:

“Just a reminder: the word ‘filibuster’ is not in the U.S. Constitution.”

Klobuchar and her ilk seem to think that Americans are too stupid to remember that Democrats used the filibuster more than 300 times in 2020. To suggest nuking the filibuster ahead of next year’s midterm elections is not what one might consider a politically savvy move, either.

When former President Obama was a senator in 2005, he vigorously defended the use of the filibuster. But he and his protege, President Joe Biden, now agree it’s nothing more than a “Jim Crow Relic.”

But, for quite some time the Left has maintained that the Constitution is a living document that must evolve as times change in the nation. Of course, the integrity of the original document is useful when it’s beneficial to Democratic policy positions.

Klobuchar is one of many Democrats who push for abolishing the filibuster when they hold power in Congress, unable to acknowledge the simple fact that when they don’t have power they will champion the use of the filibuster and thank their lucky stars they can stymie anything Republicans want to accomplish.

As conservative talk show host Chris Plante is fond of saying, “If there were no double standards, Democrats wouldn’t have any standards.”

The Dems have thrown everything they can think of at killing the filibuster, and Klobuchar recently added abortion to that list of reasons.

“There’ve been those, including Sen. Manchin (D-WV) that has signaled an interest in what’s called the standing filibuster, where you basically require the other side to have to be there day in and day out, to require them to support a position that isn’t even supported by all of their own members on Roe, not supported by 77% of the American public who thinks Roe should remain law,” she said.

“My solution to this, which is my solution for voting rights and so many other things, including climate change, where one side of the country is in flames, the other side of the country is flooded with people dying submerged in their cars, I believe we should abolish the filibuster,” she said. “I do not believe an archaic rule should be used to allow us to put our heads in the sand, to use Justice Sonia Sotomayor‘s words, to put our heads in the sand and not take action on these important issues, the challenges that are facing our country right now, now and over the next years — we just will get nowhere if we keep this filibuster in place.”

Her now-famous tweet was too juicy of an opportunity for the social media macrocosm to ignore. Here is a sampling of reactions:

And for good measure, the tweet and thread for 2nd place winner Maxine Waters:


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