"WHAT ARE YOU KIDS DOING UP THERE?!" is usually answered by a softly floating reply, in cherubic unison "Nothing..."
This is what we should be asking of our leaders in DC. What are they doing indeed?
And then we should do what any responsible parent would do. Go find out exactly what they are doing. Because you know it ain't Nothing
But in a Representative Democracy we elect "Representatives" that are supposed to go to DC and "represent" our interests.
Well 70% of Americans have been sending a huge message of exactly what our interests are since at least the 2006 Election. Yet we get nowhere.
I guess they really are doing Nothing