Historically, why is the filibuster allowed?

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Mar 26, 2016 05:20 PM 0 Answers
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As an European, I find it very strange for a modern democracy to allow someone to obstruct the functioning of a democratically-elected political organisation. So, is there a historical (or other) reason why this is allowed in the US and not in most other countries?

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