How about if Congress doesn't work this out they don't get paid. Watch what would happen.—
Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) December 27, 2012
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?