This is poetry.
“Congress, 535 commoditized temple monkeys pawing through the ruins of America in search of bribes. The bicameral whorehouse on Capitol Hill works like a vending machine. You put coins in the slot, select your law, and the desired legislation slides out.”
–Fred Reed, May 30, 2009
I added it to the QOTD in the sidebar, but I wanted to pull it out for emphasis . . .