“Greeks voted on Sunday in an election that could decide whether their heavily indebted country stays in the euro zone or heads for the exit, potentially unleashing shocks that could break up the single currency.” - Reuters, 6/17/12
As the above image — taken from a great scene in the movie Office Space — displays, when Americans begin to evaluate Congress they often come up with a simple question: “What do you do?”
Citizens expect results, and when progress is negated by the deafening noise of business as usual in Washington, they begin asking questions.
But we as Americans can push for better. Instead of asking questions, we can take action to ensure our voices are more accurately represented and, thus, we will not have to continuously sit down at a table to say, “Congress, what exactly do you do?”