If we really want to drive home the message that DRM is messed up, we should give them all TiVos, and then block their access to shows. That'll learn'em.
I shouldn't have been shocked to learn how out of the loop the people who run our country are. The podcast on 1/27/06 mentioned how a few senators got ipods and woke up to the reality of the laws regarding the music industry. It appears to be in our best interest to get every senator an ipod. I would be the first to donate 5 bucks to a fund to outfit every senator with an ipod.