Dear Congress: It’s not us, it’s you

Dear Republican Senators and Representatives,

It’s not us, it’s you. We want to like you, we really do, but it’s time to have a hard conversation. We had high hopes in November when we began this journey, after being persuaded to vote on Election Day. You talked a good game and made plenty of promises, but when it came time to deliver, it became obvious you had only been telling us what we wanted to hear. Even worse, you were interested in someone else.

That someone else is yourself. 

You are so absorbed in planning your next election and worrying about how you’ll be treated at the next Beltway cocktail party, that you can’t be bothered to think about us. We’ll be honest, this relationship must end, unless you are willing to make some dramatic improvements. 

When you come back from recess, there are four ways you can show your love for this nation, and fix our dysfunctional relationship. 

1. Tax reform. We need cut taxes across the board to stimulate the economy and increase the United States’ competitiveness in global markets. U.S. corporate tax rates are among the highest in the world. By lowering the corporate tax rate, …

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