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The Washington Times

Dull but important D.C.

January 19, 2015

Let’s face it. Nobody believes that Washington will ever work again.

They’re wrong.

Regulations are being written and laws are being passed. Few of them are blockbusters, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t important to somebody or, more to the point, to a lot of people. They are.

It’s just that the federal government is so sprawling that the general-interest news cycle misses or under reports the bulk of what’s accomplished.

That isn’t entirely the media’s fault. The entire concept of representative government is based on the notion that the average citizen doesn’t have the time or interest to monitor and vote on the many programs in a large central government…

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/19/jeffrey-birnbaum-dull-important-dc/

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