You want to see him as the guy holding his friend back from a fight, but what he’s actually doing is holding his “friend” still while they are being punched in the face.
Election laws are being changed in states all over the country without a single democratic vote, why should the democrats be expected to trust the next election?
The republicans will certainly gain control if they are allowed to interfere with elections as they are plainly trying to do. The laws that he is blocking from being implemented prevent people from being disenfranchised.
What is to stop the republicans from getting rid of the filibuster themselves?
They have explicitly stated that due to the former president’s actions, they do not trust us now.
And who blew up those rules?