Albert Brooks: Don’t pay Congress til fiscal cliff deal is reached

Actor and comedian Albert Brooks clearly isn’t impressed with the progress of fiscal cliff negotiations. This afternoon, he proposed a way to force legislators to get serious: don’t pay them.

Many of his followers were right behind him:

It’s an interesting idea, but others aren’t convinced that it would produce the desired effect, simply because many in Congress aren’t exactly lacking when it comes to income:

What do you think?

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