10/01/2013 07:09 am ET | Updated Dec 01, 2013

Rachel Maddow On Shutdown: 'Elect Republicans And They Will Burn The Place Down' (VIDEO)

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"What is happening tonight is happening tonight because this is what Republicans want to do. This is what they promised to do. This an end in and of itself, and that is why there's no talking them out of it. Elect Republicans and they will burn the place down."

--Rachel Maddow, speaking just before the government shutdown took effect.

(h/t Raw Story)


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