Saturday, June 05, 2021

Everything Is Perfect

For reasons perhaps both obvious and less obvious, "doing nothing" is the default mode in DC. A combination of The System and its infinite veto points, an increasingly entrenched idea that perfectly lawful and should-be-uncontroversial executive actions are somehow dirty pool, and the fact that too many of our rulers are old and fat and happy.

There's palpable surprise when anything actually happens. Always helpful to yell "DO MORE!"