Why? Read these blog posts:
What is Your Congressman's ROR?
Local Republi-Con Fiscal Conservative Hypocrisy
Republi-Con Strategy, Just Say No
A politician can distinguish himself in Washington by seniority or merit.
Like most, our Congressman Jeff Miller, who has veritasphobia, is a fine example of the former.
God help us all.
P.S. What's a stupid politician? A tautology.
How about a little more Congressional humor:
"How much do you think Senators make? They now make $154,700 a year. But they say it will stimulate the economy because eventually that money will trickle down to the liquor stores, the hookers, the brothels ... then it will get back in the community." —Jay Leno, on Congress voting itself a pay raise
There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress. —Mark Twain
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. —Mark Twain
The taxpayers are sending congressmen on expensive trips abroad. It might be worth it except they keep coming back! —Will Rogers
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. —Will Rogers
The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected [to Congress]. —Will Rogers
The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets. —Will Rogers
With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law, and every time they make a law it's a joke. —Will Rogers
Tell me your favorite Congressional joke.