Tagged: united states senate

Our 17th amendment problem.

A senator today is really nothing more than a congressman who hangs around longer, gets paid more and is proportionally less accountable to any single voter.

Not up to the job.

Toughness is not an adjective that one would use to describe either of Paul Ryan or Mitch McConnell. Yet with respect to leadership in the Congress, toughness has never been more urgently called for.