The Political Interest: Congress: Twelve Is Enough

Congress: Twelve Is Enough

Enough already. Congress has had its chance. The bills masquerading as campaign reform are little more than incumbent protection acts. Even if they become law, the changes will be cosmetic at best. At worst the nation will again be deluded into believing that the system has been fixed. And the system stinks. Congress has developed into a House of Lords, a ruling elite insulated from accountability to all but the interests who spend lavishly to win its attention.

If real reform is beyond the capacity of members of Congress, the only option left for the public is to kick them out....

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