DADT fails in the Senate: Open Thread
So Reid brought DADT (as part of the Defense Authorization Bill) to a vote. It failed to 57-40 (or rather, it won 57-40 but the filibuster had its way in the end). Now Lieberman and Collins are going to bring back a stand-alone version of repeal supposedly today. What does Collins want? What will she get? Why did Reid bring this to a rushed vote, knowing he would lose? What will happen if a stand-alone is brought up for a vote with Collins’s support?