The United States Capitol Building, Washington D.C
In an oh so metaphoric situation, the dome of the iconic United States Capitol building is in distress! The roof is leaking – and there is no money to fix it. The roof is cracked and dinged – rusted, corroded and decaying – the roof is broken – and there seems to be little concern and insufficient will to fix it.
Donald A. Ritchie, the Senate historian, has noted – “The Capitol is a wonderful story of the history of our nation.” Perhaps it reflects all too much our current story. It’s time to fix the roof – and time to fix the Congress!
Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/25/us/politics/capitol-dome-is-imperiled-by-cracks-and-a-partisan-divide.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&adxnnl=1&emc=edit_th_20120825&adxnnlx=1345896049-oFy+LTfuCq7WCqro3b9uvA