It's A Democracy

Voting: The Most Discouraging, Important Thing You Can Do

As of last Wednesday, two days after his press conference, a Marist poll showed that a majority—56%—of Anthony Weiner's constituents want him to stay in his job, and as Glenn Greenwald observed last week, theirs is the only opinion that really counts (cc: Pelosi, Israel and Wasserman-Schultz.) If I were one of them, I too would recall the following glorious beatdown before I betook myself to shop around for a new representative.

I mean, isn't this what congressmen are for?

The worst of the many bad effects of the media spin 'n' scandal machine is to get our collective eye off the ball, like a [...]