So what did our congressional representatives really learn from last Tuesday’s election? Not much, I fear.
Many of them have already returned to negative and self-serving political theater, and the media, for the most part, is simply fanning the flames.
Tell me, does anyone know the meaning of the word compromise? Who stands to gain from this? No one. I hear everyone saying they are speaking on behalf of the American people but have yet to see any effort to have them speak for themselves, only pundits and legislators.
But if there is any message elected leaders need to take away from last week’s election it’s this: Stop wasting your time (and ours) attacking each other and get to work finding solutions to our country’s problems.
From my perspective, American voters are swinging from party to party because they are disgusted with the lack of performance and/or behavior on all sides. We, the American people, want results and we will hold our elected representatives to the same standards of efficiency and productivity that American businesses increasingly demand of their employees. In the end, the message I take away from last Tuesday’s election is…If you, our elected leaders, don’t perform, we will replace you.