Like a resolution that has little hope of being achieved, these political gambits will look wrong for the country and foolish in hindsight. I only hope my colleagues choose to spend the rest of 2016 more productively. The American people need their business done, and a year would be a terrible thing to waste.
As we all celebrate the New Year we typically take the time to reflect on the past year and look forward to what the next 12 months holds. With the 'pop, clink, cheers' of New Year's Eve firmly behind us and the Champaign buzz a hazy memory, comes the obligatory and often much dreaded resolutions making.