“No man’s land” – the treeless stretch of land that separated German and Allied trenches during WWI, a very dangerous place that offered little or no protection. That is where Democrats find themselves in Congress.
“McConnell wants to preserve his power, and is prepared to sell the country to those who believe in a mythic, wonderful America of a white, hetero-, pseudo-Christian patriarchy. That it never existed does not matter.”
When it became obvious that the country was finally starting to face up to its racist past, it was only a matter of time before Republicans decided that Something Has To Be Done To Stop This Before It Goes Too Far.