Well, for example, the financial rescue package failed to pass, but some Senate and House members have to leave to observe Rosh Hashanah. No, I am not kidding you.
This is what happens when you mix church and state.
And no disrespect meant to those of the Jewish belief. I'd say the same to members of Congress who wanted to celebrate Christmas or Ramadan: Get your f***ing asses back on the floor of the House and get back to work!
P.S. As of this moment, the Dow has lost 707 points.