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Watch A Real-Life, Live Filibuster!

Sen. Sanders does some talking

by
Marc Tracy
December 10, 2010

You know the tax deal President Obama recently struck with congressional Republicans that you and/or your liberal friends have been complaining about all this week? Well, right now, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Independent from Vermont (and a Jew), is filibustering the deal. And he is doing it old-school: Actually standing up there and saying and reading things, in an unmistakable Brooklyn accent! (He is saying and reading actual things related to the bill; sorta wish he were reading cookbooks and Dickens, Stackhouse-style.)

You can watch on C-SPAN2, because that is the world we live in now.

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

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