Many people blame Congress because they "can't seem to get anything done." Justice Antonin Scalia says that's one of Congress' best attributes.
Americans “should learn to love gridlock,” he told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, according to the LA Times. “The framers would say, yes, ‘That’s exactly the way we set it up. We wanted power contradicting power (to prevent) an excess of legislation.'"
If people understood the Constitution, they would "learn to love the separation of powers, which means learning to love gridlock, which the framers believed would be the main protection of minorities," he said.