I don't know about you, dear readers, but this shot by White House photographer Pete Souza seems to draw a very strong comparison between our Congress and a chess board.
Both of which are completely controlled by strong external forces.
But hey, if you have any alternate explanations for it, I'd love to hear it.
President Barack Obama talks with Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Vice President Joe Biden, following the Tax Deliquency Memorandum signing in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, Jan. 20, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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