Filtered through various
media styles. (I have written the headline BEFORE looking at the actual story, linked, if present).
- New York Times Style: Juvenile Health Measure Stymied
- CounterPunch Style: How Big Pharma and Big Tobacco Collaborated to Kill Children’s Health Care
- Weekly Standard Style: Defeatocrat Tots Turned Back by Our Brave War President
The veto originated with the Roman consuls and tribunes. Either of the two consuls holding office in a given year could block a military or civil decision by the other; any tribune had the power to unilaterally refuse legislation passed by the Roman Senate.
No word on plans to make Bush’s horse a Senator.