lays out a PLATFORM designed to strengthen the system and reinvigorate both the process and its players.
At the heart of Unlock Congress
sits the “D.C. 4-3,” a term Michael uses to describe the four defects that fuel the problem and cause three negative effects on congressional performance:
Problem: The “D.C. 4-3”
serves up startling facts and revealing stories to explore and explain Congress’s poor productivity. Once the “D.C. 4-3” is summarized, Unlock Congress
introduces a PLATFORM of principles and solutions geared toward unleashing our legislators’ true potential.
Digging deeper, the book identifies the PROBLEM – how obsolete rules have led to major defects in the system. Finally,