Apparently the GOP-led House is testing the going-Galt concept of trying to make the president look bad.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor released the 2012 House calendar today, and lawmakers will be spending even less time in Washington next year than they did this year.
There are just six scheduled working days in January. Three in August. And five in October. In all, the House of Representatives is scheduled to be in session 109 weekdays next year, and will be in recess 151 weekdays – meaning recess days will outstrip working days by nearly a 3 to 2 margin.
It’s going to be a lot of work for the Republican Teaparty to do NO WORK for another year and hope it reflects poorly on President Obama. Here’s what they’ve “accomplished” up to now (the usual: God, guns, and gays — no jobs):