OutHouse In Context

It’s not just the Electoral College that’s woefully out of date. We’ve just been reminded—thanks to Matt Gaetz—that’s there’s another anachronism bedeviling our democracy. It’s the rule that allows a single member of the House to force de facto-coup action on a resolution to remove the Speaker. Maybe single-member motion to vacate doesn’t sound as ill-advised and chaotic as it is: Just call it Gaetzgate.

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