Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
In The Gilded Age, it was Mark Twain (pictured) who lead the nation, as the above quotes demonstrate, in excoriating Congress. Now it's The Daily Show which best reminds the nation and the world of the redundant "idiocy" of our elected representatives.
On Tuesday, Jon Stewart & Co. gave us this masterful skewering of the Senate as it considers whether or not to seat Blago's appointment to fill Obama's seat.