Blog on the Run: Reloaded

Monday, June 30, 2003 7:06 pm

The Hillary Test(tm)

Filed under: Quote Of The Day — Lex @ 7:06 pm

I may have suggested something along these lines before, but Angry Bear wishes to formalize it as policy: Under The Hillary Test(tm), any proposed expansion of executive-branch authority would be subjected to this question:

Would you want Hillary Clinton to have these powers if she were Attorney General?

Angry Bear suggests that for changes in the legislative branch, such as the proposed end to filibusters in the Senate, the following variation be used:

Would you want to rule out the filibuster option if Hillary Clinton were Senate Majority Leader?

Well. That will certainly make you go, “Hmmmm … “

1 Comment

  1. […] I just realized that one of the great tools of political blogging has become obsolete: The Hillary Test. […]

    Pingback by cleek » RIP: The Hillary Test — Thursday, June 19, 2008 1:49 pm @ 1:49 pm

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