Re: I like the boulder analogy...
Wrong Greek mythological task, Sisyphus had it easy.
All references to getting ANYTHING done, by either side, should be related to cleaning the Augean stables. The only disagreement between the myth and current events is that Hercules actually won.
They need to FLUSH out and cleanse the swamp, not put up a wall and landfill the area with horse/bull manure.