WHAT OTHERS SAY: Filibuster needs fixing, but it can wait until after the 'fiscal cliff' is fixed

Monday, December 3, 2012 | 3:44 p.m. CST

Sen. Roy Blunt suggested last week that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., was “kicking over a hornet’s nest” by talking about changing Senate filibuster rules. The Missouri Republican was right, but it’s a nest that’s needed kicking for decades.