"The veto game is an important way to differentiate between the parties," Mr. Feehery said. "It helps political leaders to put blame on the other guy, which is especially important to the political base. It's far better to get a veto [than] to have something snuffed out by Senate procedure."
"He's not a typical politician and people want change," Mr. Feehery said. "I think that's the problem that the Republicans face, is that their most popular choice in a primary is a disaster in the general."