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Friday, February 15, 2013

6 (more) reasons why Americans hate Washington

Meanwhile, one freshman senator shows her colleagues how to make Washington relevant again.

From the piece:

While the circus paraded across the Senate floor, freshman Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., reminded her colleagues that ruthless oversight of failing federal agencies is one way to make Congress relevant again. Sitting on the Senate committee overseeing banking, she publicly humiliated underperforming and unprepared bank regulators. She simply and repeatedly asked them this question: When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank to trial? The regulators hemmed and hawed but could not avoid the obvious answer: Never.

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