The Corner

Hill Types…

…and other legislative branch snobs will appreciate George Will’s latest column in the current Newsweek.  Particularly his final ‘graph:

Mickey Edwards, former GOP congressman from Oklahoma, says that in today’s polarized Washington, House members “tend to see themselves less as members of a separate and equal institution, with its own oath of office and obligations, and more as either a part of the president’s team or a part of the opposition to the president.” By restoring some of the procedural civilities that both parties have traduced, Pelosi could revive the House to fulfill its intended role as a rival to the executive. Her interests, and those of her institution, converge.

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