Congress creates a new achievenment record…achieving nothing.
“It’s another recess week for our lazy leaders… By the time the Republican-led House returns next week, members will have been working in Washington on just 41 of the first 127 days of 2012 — and that was the busy part of the year. They are planning to be on vacation — er, doing ‘constituent work’ — 17 of the year’s remaining 34 weeks, and even when they are in town the typical workweek is three days.”
– Dana Millbank
And we pay these people?
Tea Partiers are complaining bitterly that Boehner and the Republicans gave in on the Payroll tax problem. Obama supporters are cheering because Barack finally stood up to the House. Boehner is apparently in tears while Eric Cantor fishes for his Speaker seat.
What a way to spend a Friday. I’m exhausted just watching Chris Matthews argue with guests.
As for me… it’s the weekend, Christmas Eve is tomorrow night… and politics will be gone for at least two days.