Tuesday, December 14, 2004
What if Harry Threw a Hearing, and Nobody Cared?
In a very short article in today's Washington Times it is reported that the Dems intend to continue their oversight of the W Administration.
I feel the need to point out something that is and should be obvious to everyone. The Democrats are going to hold show hearings next year which have no real meaning. No subpoena power is granted to these "committees" and little more can come from them except sound bytes good for use on the evening news.
The Dems feel the need to do this because they believe the Republicans have "skirted its responsibility for administration oversight as defined in the Constitution."
If the Democrats really want to exercise the responsibility of congressional oversight as it relates to the Executive Branch, they might want to consider one very simple, elementary course of action:
Win An Election
Here endeth the lesson.