“Dumb And Dumber”: Congress Is Awful Because Members Spend All Day Long Talking To Rich People

This is really worth reading and understanding how Congress is doing very little to help us.

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Members of Congress don’t know anything about “the issues” and they spend all their time fundraising, according to both a new Huffington Post story and “an easy inference to make after observing Congress for almost any length of time.”

The HuffPo’s Ryan Grim and Sabrina Siddiqui obtained a PowerPoint presentation given to incoming Democratic freshmen legislators by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and the DCCC’s recommended schedule for House members includes four hours spent on the phone begging rich people for money and one hour spent begging rich person for money in person. This is the daily schedule.

As Kevin Drum notes, this leaves no time for studying or homework. Members rarely know much about anything, policy-wise. An unnamed member confirmed to HuffPo that these guys basically are exactly as ill-informed as you feared:

One member of Congress said that the fundraising takes up so much time that members…

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6 thoughts on ““Dumb And Dumber”: Congress Is Awful Because Members Spend All Day Long Talking To Rich People”

  1. You have to look no further than the Congressional calendar to see how much cash, time and space is wasted by both Houses of ReGressCongress. They vacation more than a spanish playboy 😉

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