There's been an active discussion in recent months of a Republican strategy to block basically any and all federal legislation proposed by Democrats. For instance, the Senate has already set a session record for filibusters--and there's still nearly a year to go in the session. Seizing on then-Sen. Trent Lott's comments early in the session that "the strategy of being obstructionist can work or fail … and so far it’s working for us," Democrats have taken to calling the GOP, the "Grand Obstructionist Party."
While calls of obstructionism fly back and forth every session, you really have to wonder whether there really is something behind these charges when Republicans take to stalling bipartisan legislation on steroid misuse.
C'mon folks. Get something done.