The solution to Joe Manchin's concerns is to ditch the filibuster
For the senate to work, it needs a majority rule. Senator of West Virginia Joseph Manchin has criticised Congress’s $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, which raises taxes on rich people and spends money on progressive priorities, as too inflationary. This instalment of Slow Boring argues that the criticisms against the latest reconciliation reflect design flaws that moderate opticians have created.
From Matthew Yglesias