Get down to business, Congress
It is refreshing to have a president with a work ethic.
We need to demand the same of Congress. Congress has a low approval rating. Is there any wonder? It is time to stop the political tit-for-tat, posturing and games. We sent you to Washington, D.C., to represent us and to actually work for us.
I, for one, am sick to death of gridlock, wrangling and incivility of our legislators. To not show up for a vote as a tactic to delay approval for cabinet members is unacceptable. Who among us could not show up for work and still have a job? To have approved only three cabinet members by the end of January demonstrates total irresponsibility and incompetence on both sides of the aisle. Not since 1933 has the number been so low and that was the year the inauguration was changed to Jan 20.
We demand an end to the obstinate obstruction to the new administration. You are paid — very well, I might add — to do your job. We expect you to do it. No more status quo. You will be held accountable for what you do or fail to do. This past election was a revolt against failed leadership.
Our next election could include a revolt against the impotence of Congress and include the institution of term limits.