Insist (that) something should be done

Fowler reads

You can insist that something be done (subjunctive with that
optionally omitted) or that something should be done.

Isn’t that also optional in the version with should then?


Are these the options? It’s clearer if you write out the choice
instead of bundling them together.

You can insist (that) something be done…

You can insist (that) something should be done…


You may say (that) something should be done…

In any case, "that" is optional.

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