Congresspeople don't care about votes. Their constituents are the industries they carry water for.
Guaranteed, Lamar Smith, Bob Goodlatte, and Mel Watt have cushy jobs waiting for them as entertainment industry lobbyists (like Chris Dodd) once they leave office.
America has been bought and sold at auction like a sack of potatoes. The real question facing us is if any of us give enough of a damn to do something about it.
Anyone else totally unsurprised that the three biggest sponsors of this bill come from redneck enclaves like Virginia, Texas, and North Carolina?
It seems fair to say there's nothing more corrupt than a southern politician.
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