Sorry but it isn’t congress that is clueless it is the American people and voters and yes that includes a lot of posters here on FR.
What most fail to realize is that socialists do not care what the sheep want or think, they only care about what they want.
So it’s the stupid American people that don’t get it.
'We The People' are the most culpable of all - in that 'we' don't act as our Founders expected - and our Grandfathers once were committed to. 'We' opted for doing virtually nothing - other than watching TV, partying, vacationing, going to ball games - and generally burying 'our' heads in the sand.