Hey, say Jane Delung and Judith A. Himes of the Population Resource Center in Princeton, N.J.:, let's consider inflating the membership in the House of
If we really are a single, United State, with 5
- If we're 50 States United, then maybe jacking up the salary cost of the Federal Government isn't as good. Why pay for additional nitwits to avoid reading crucial legislation?
- Does the number of Presidential Czars proportionally increase, to keep the amount of Executive oversight at its comfortably low level?
|The solution to crappy government is not more government.|
Update, from the comments:
the founders wanted the house to increase with the population so that the house always remained the peoples house and did not turn into a small house of lords.Well, that idea got shot in the face circa 1913. So, while your point may be valid, it's unclear how adding more Pelosis and Murthas and Morans and Rangles and Duke Cunninghams is going to improve the situation one whit.
Update II: NYT has a related article on the effects of the 2010 census.