AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
They've never had that high of numbers as a group. So, perhaps it isn't that much of a fall.
Here's a better link:
Congressional Performance - Rasmussen Reports™
I may be wrong.
And thus, if we find the results to be suboptimal, it is the system that needs to be changed. Blaming the actors for doing what we demanded of them is foolish.