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A ‘can-do’ country with a ‘do-nothing’ political process May 26, 2008

Posted by tkcollier in philosophy & politics, Streamingvideo, Video.
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The Rise of Non-Americanism – washingtonpost.com
In final third of The Post-American World, which focuses on us rather than on “the rest,” is the strongest. Zakaria argues that America’s world-beating economic vibrancy co-exists with a dysfunctional political system. “A ‘can-do’ country is now saddled with a ‘do-nothing’ political process, designed for partisan battle rather than problem solving,” he writes. In this video clip, Newt Ginrich gives 2 examples our dysfunctional government. while the 1st is a rather spurious, but amusing example, the 2nd is a all too true.

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