Victory For the "Republican People," Mess For the Rest

Abby Zimet

With a shutdown looming, the polls are revealing. Most normal people want to see a compromise reached; most wingnuts want to see it all go down in flames. Gosh, that would help solve these complex economic problems. But wait! Maybe that's not what the GOP actually wants! What Nicholas Kristof wants: If federal workers doing real work don't get paid, members of Congress shouldn't either - and oh yeah, fire 'em.

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