sardia wrote:It doesn't absolve the voters either. Politicians are in tune with their employers/voters. They know roughly what the population wants. And the population wants them to stand firm on the position about the wall. You get 50% of the party on either side screaming to end the standoff by compromising, and the budget would be solved in hours.
In the long term yes, but what I mean is that some of the voters now probably feel betrayed by Trump and by showing that it isn't just Trump or McConnell they may vote against the republicans who refused to remove McConnell... the refuseniks (2.
a person who refuses to follow orders or obey the law, especially as a protest. [the first definition isn't so nice])