Please see John’s comment to Let me get this straight... on Monday. He’s got it right.
Congress is corrupt, and I’ll add gutless. But then what if I added a corrupt and gutless congress is exactly what a corrupt and gutless populace deserves? Are we not made for television? This week, the American people are much more interested in discussing Janet Jackson's Jubblies than the unremitting meltdown of the economy or the high crimes of our literally unbelievable president.
"Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings."
--William Shakespeare Julius Caesar I.ii.