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Unformatted text preview: Wilson’s general perception of Congress is that it is far too complex which directly results in inefficiency. The lack of clear and distinct leadership in both the Senate and the House of Representatives serves as a downfall for Congress as a whole. Also, Wilson notes that the Congress is much too complicated for the common man to understand, which is unhelpful to a government meant for the people. Furthermore, rules upon rules in Congress impede most bills from going any further than an introduction. 2 Wilson also points out that the parliamentary government used in England would be far more efficient than the complex Congress of America. The endless number of specific committees is also a hindrance in the eyes of Wilson because often times bills get sent to only one committee, even though the result will impact a number of committees. Lastly, the overall decentralization and fragmentation of the whole legislative process proves to be negatives as well....
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- Fall '10
- Parliament, United States Congress, United States House of Representatives