The Big Lobotomy
How Republicans Made Congress Stupid
By Paul Glastris and Haley Sweetland Edwards
Last September, as they scrambled to decide on one final ultimatum before shutting down the federal government, Republican House leaders came up with what seemed like an odd demand: to strip their own staff of health care benefits.
A debilitating brain drain has actually been under way in Congress for the past twenty-five years....
This is a detailed analysis of how the Federal Government has been eviscerated from the inside out.