Congress, an analysis shows, may be hurting U.S. diplomacy.

This is news? Saying Congress is hurting anything is like saying Britney Spears hurts the cause of sanity. Of course, the diplomatic sins of Congress are nothing when compared to the criminal acts of President George W. Bush.

Together they form a tag team that levels the image of a once-great nation called America.

Analysis: Congress hurting diplomacyThe Democratic Congress, a thorn in President Bush’s side from the get-go on Iraq, now is contributing to diplomatic headaches for the White House in other parts of the world. [MSNBC Political News]