Boston.com: Are the sequester and the recent fiscal drama signs that our government is simply unable to function?
Whalen: You can make a case that we are ungovernable. This does not seem like that big an issue. Why can’t we get our act together here? This is not an impossible task. This is not putting a man of the moon or winning World War II. This seems like a relatively simple matter that both sides can’t seem to get together on. It’s just puzzling.