The Public Interest

A conservative defense of Congress

Mickey Edwards

Summer 1990

THE ASSIGNMENT was simple:  would I please attempt to write a conservative defense of Congress?  I can almost hear the laughter. But this was to be an entire issue of The Public Interest devoted to a single topic—an examination of the United States Congress—and there had to be some balance, after all Surely, I could think of something ....

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