The rust under that gleaming dome may be gone, but the political rot has only gotten worse. Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist
Washington, DC – The last time I was in Washington, the Capitol was wrapped in scaffolding, undergoing a $60 million restoration. The cast iron structure had been rusting away, and had to be fixed. Now the scaffolding is gone, the job is done and the magnificent dome positively glistens in the afternoon sun.