Salon’s Joan Walsh is fairly excited because the Senate Dems went nuclear today and finally allowed Obama to be president:

Without a doubt, Democrats will withdraw support for the “nuclear option” the moment the Republicans take a majority in the Senate (it will then go back to being an affront to the Constitution and an egregious insult to the Founding Fathers like it was a few years ago).

But it’s possible this could end up as a lesson in “be careful what you ask for”: