Wednesday, May 16, 2007

 

Political Peril of the Day

... while veteran incumbents enjoy a re-election rate of 98 percent, the rate drops to less than 92 percent for first-term incumbents. —Raymond Hernandez writing in "Barely in Office, but G.O.P. Rivals Are Circling"

Ain't "democracy" grand? Considering that Congress is even less popular than George Bush (29% vs. 33%, according to Gallup), who'd have guessed that the American people had done such a wonderful job of electing their representatives!

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