You know it's a slow news day (week/fortnight) when a poll telling us how much we hate Congress (again) leads the major news sites.

But here we are again, reflecting on another (politically) wasted year, and here I am riffing on it because I'm just as mired in the post-Christmas blues as everyone else.

At least it looks that way after parsing through these poll results. The CNN/ORC International poll shows nearly three-quarters of voters declare the 113th a "do-nothing'" Congress. And even more damning, roughly two-thirds of respondents said this particular Congress is "the worst in their lifetime." 

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