When members of the 113th Congress take their oaths of office today, it won’t exactly be an occasion for national celebration. But at least it will signal the end of an especially sorry chapter in American politics.
HERE‘s how Gail Collins sees it:
Right now you are probably asking yourself: Will the new Congress being sworn in this week work any better than the last one?
There’s always a chance. Because, you know, it’s new. Also, the bar is low, since some people believe the departing 112th Congress was the worst in history, because of its stupendous lack ...