Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Clowns In A Business Suit

Without a doubt, the U.S. Congress is the greatest example of an organization that has become so large and so split along political lines that it can no longer do it's job. Of the two houses, the Senate, a collection of 100 clowns in business suits, is the worst.

It does not seem to matter who is holding the majority of the votes, these clowns can not agree to anything and specialize in putting off decisions until everyone forgets what they were talking about.

Case in point: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee deadlocked on a 9-9 vote on Bush's "clear skies" bill. Regardless of which side of the issue you favor, the point here is the "deadlock" and the comments of Democrats like Max Baucus of Montana: He suggested starting from scratch for a compromise later this year, since "sometimes things have to be torn apart before they can be put back together again."

Is it any wonder that we have a government that is deadlocked with such weak willed leaders as Max Baucus?

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