On the November 17th episode of All Things Considered host Robert Siegel allowed undersecretary of state for arms control and international security Ellen Taushcher to make the case for President Barack Obama’s New START treaty including this exchange:
SIEGEL: Is it a valid political objection to say some things shouldn’t be done when we can see the new Senate? They’re waiting outside the doors. They’re going to come in another couple of months, something this big should be left to them.
Ms. TAUSCHER: No. Because it’s this Senate that has had the 18 hearings, and it’s this Senate that had the