The fact that the United States' yearly deficit spending is set to soon top $1 trillion might be an indicator that the federal government has gotten too large. No matter which party is in power, the federal government and its spending never stops growing. We're taught in school a tale of selfless public servants chosen by voters to represent their constituency's best interests. But is it true? Join James Harrigan and Antony Davies as they talk about this and more on this week's episode of Words and Numbers.