Anybody who has walked by the east side of the Capitol in the last few years knows that there’s a big construction project going on. It’s for an underground visitors center. Here’s the shocking news: It’s costing far more than originally planned and taking years longer than expected to complete . . . . If Congress cannot properly oversee a project that’s taking place in its own backyard—literally!—then how can it oversee anything?

Is this a trick question?