No love for most productive Congress in 50 years
The public panned it. Republicans obstructed it. Many Democrats fled from it. Even so, the session of Congress now drawing to a close was the most productive in nearly half a century.
Not since the explosive years of the civil rights movement and the hard-fought debut of government-supported health care for the elderly and poor have so many big things — love them or hate them — been done so quickly.
Gridlock? It may feel that way. But that's not the story of the 111th Congress — not the story history will remember.
Heh -- don't forget the TV Commercial Volume Bill, too.