As it becomes apparent Senate Democrats will have enough votes to proceed with a filibuster of the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch later this week, the Republicans may invoke the nuclear option:

And the Republicans will have one man to thank for that. Remember what happened on this day?

It’s one of the biggest attractions in the museum of political backfires:

Former Sen. Harry Reid was quite proud of that in 2013, and it’s causing many point and laugh: