Don’t Wanna Be An American Idiot (In Congress)

Reports Tamara Keith on NPR:

Members of Congress are often criticized for what they do — or rather, what they don’t do.

But what about what they say and, more specifically, how they say it? It turns out that the sophistication of congressional speech-making is on the decline, according to the open government group the Sunlight Foundation. Since 2005, the average grade level at which members of Congress speak has fallen by almost a full grade.

1 Comment on "Don’t Wanna Be An American Idiot (In Congress)"

  1. DeepCough | May 25, 2012 at 11:22 am |

    Fuck Green Day.

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