Aside from that joke, I'm not sure what else I have to add to Chris Cillizza's coverage of the way Republican retirements are contributing to a very bleak GOP outlook for the midterms. On a similar, but slightly more serious note, maybe this is a reason Republicans should consider supporting tough ethics reform legislation. You'd probably see less eagerness to get out of congress if it were harder to shift into lucrative lobbying jobs.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to