Why Does Congress Suck?

In which John Green seeks to explain why the United States congress has become so astonishingly inefficient that it can’t even reach a compromise to avert disaster, and why—thanks to clever redistricting—most congresspeople are now incentivized not to work seriously on policy. Along the way there’s a bit of historical context, a lot of frustration, some screaming, and a celebration of the beginning of the 7th year of the vlogbrothers channel.

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In which Hank talks about all of the crazy things going on including Disney’s acquisition of LucasFilm, Hurricane Sandy, Darcy Day, Assassin’s Creed 3, and the U.S. Elections. He also coughs a lot.