PBS NewsHour

Sick of lawmakers’ empty talk? Let’s cut back the supply

Clip: 04/12/2016 | 3m 28s

Does it seem these days that politicians are always speaking yet never really say anything? Give them a break, says Barton Swaim, former speechwriter for South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford. According to Swaim, we expect them to speak too often and about too many subjects.

Aired: 04/12/16

Rating: NR

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