“I think what we really need is an anti-bullying ordinance in the Senate,” Paul said to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “I mean, now we’ve got a big bully — Harry Reid says he’s just going to break the rules and make new rules. He’s gotta have everything his way; he’s gotta control everything. This is more about them trying to control the agenda, and shift it away from Obamacare, than it is anything else.
It sounds weaker when you consider the fact that this is not some law in the US Code of Law or the constitution, it’s literally rules established under parliamentary order which can be changed just as they were. It’s just called the “Nuclear option” because media horse race/both siders decided that 60 vote threshold to get routine nominations through was sensible.