Despite Otto’s cautionary quote, the perverse side of me wanted to actually see how laws are made, so I visited the largest sausage making factory in the continental United States:
When I wasn’t replaying the sketch in my mind, I was imagining real sausage being made.
After enjoying a cat nap in the House chamber, I was Supreme Court bound. I wanted to see where laws are unmade by activist judges, who overturn laws made by activist legislators who passed laws that were unconstitutional in the first place.
The U.S. Supreme Court: Where Sausage is UnMade (in the U.S.A.)
The Supreme Court chamber was blocked off by a rope, but onlookers were permitted to look inside the court chamber and take pictures. As I looked around the empty chamber, all I could think of was the quote from Jon Stewart’s historical textbook, “America”:
“Jesus, what a sausage fest.” Sandra Day O’Conner ’83 (from John Stuart’s “America”)