When Pelosi took office, she was going to have the hardest working, most honest, and even promised to have this gas price situation fixed congress ever.
Instead we’ve been treated to the most bizarre congress ever. Their approval ratings are the lowest ever too, having sunk down to single digits.
In two decades of record keeping, no sitting Congress has passed fewer public laws at this point in the session — 294 so far — than this one.
Now, that doesn’t mean they haven’t been busy:
Remember that menu change they had? I suppose that was important. They have also:
- Saluted such milestones as the Idaho Potato Commission’s 70th anniversary
- Recognized soil as an "essential natural resource."
- Designated May 5-9 as National Substitute Teacher Recognition Week
- Set July 28 as the Day of the American Cowboy
- Establishing July as National Watermelon Month.
"The Democrats in charge of this Congress have been heavy on fluff and light on substance," says Republican leader Rep. John Boehner of Ohio. "Resolutions are fine but why aren’t we also passing legislation to lower gas prices? What about health-care reform and runaway entitlement spending?"