John McCain 2, wacko birds 0

English: John McCain official photo portrait.

English: John McCain official photo portrait. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Senate voted 79 to 19 to allow voting on the budget. Ted Cruz went down to defeat on his effort to defund Obamacare. He was right in claiming that there are more wacko birds in the Senate than John McCain thought. Fortunately for the country, they are not numerous enough to mount a successful filibuster.