“We need Ted Kennedy. It’s hard for a guy like me to say, but Ted would reach across the aisle and say ‘for the good of the country’ we need to solve this problem. You need some people stepping up like that.” Sam Brownback
And so does the president (reach across the aisle). Ask any progressive and they’ll tell you he does it way, way too often. Meanwhile, what have the Republicans done? Filibustered everything.