This is an awesome series on how US media will report various events if they happened outside the US.http://www.slate.com/topics/i/if_it_happened_there.html
This is about the "nuclear option" (to break senate filibusters)
WASHINGTON, United States—In what analysts are calling a landmark step on the country’s path toward representative democracy, the U.S. government agreed today to allow most appointments to high offices to be approved by a majority vote. However, opposition lawmakers are crying foul, arguing that the change will allow the country’s embattled leader to seize more power.
While a seemingly obvious political fix, the change has excited the passions of powerful lawmakers in the capital to the point where it is regularly compared to thermonuclear warfare in the press, a serious statement in the only country ever to drop an atomic bomb on another country