These days, it’s very rare for a high-ranking Democrat to make a logical, reasonable decision. It simply isn’t done. So I don’t really know what to make of this.
Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer will oppose the Iran deal, a decision that deals quite a blow to President Barack Obama and the Democrats working to rally support for the deal.
“Advocates on both sides have strong cases for their point of view that cannot simply be dismissed,” Schumer wrote in a lengthy post Thursday on the website Medium. “This has made evaluating the agreement a difficult and deliberate endeavor, and after deep study, careful thought and considerable soul-searching, I have decided I must oppose the agreement and will vote yes on a motion of disapproval…”