Can you read 1,645 pages in 7 hours?

Neither can your Congressman. Here’s Julian Sanchez:

[O]ne factor driving wasteful legislation is the speed with which bills are passed, not only foreclosing debate but rendering it effectively impossible for most legislators to have even read the laws they’re voting on in any detail.

Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.