Congress has now limped out of Washington. Democrats are seething and scared; Republicans are gleeful at the hash they’ve made and are licking their chops for more. “Glorious Gridlock,” The Wall Street Journal proclaimed. But for most people, a bickering, partisan capital is wearing pretty thin.
Which brings us to the subject of term limits, which are supposedly going to whack Congress back into shape. But think about it: Term limits won’t make Congress work one with better. They’d simply grease the door going in and out.