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Government Shutdown Blamed On Republicans: Poll

Government Shutdown Blamed On Republicans: Poll

Commented Oct 10, 2013 at 17:41:53 in Politics

“I'm responsible for the Government Shutdown...and maybe you are too.

blarneydude on Oct 18, 2013 at 13:08:08

“I wouldn't argue, and there's no 'maybe' about it. How long have we been hearing that we get the government we deserve?

Congress thinks that pointing the finger of blame at the other side is their JOB. Why? Votes. Ours. I know I'm talking myself about it being the Republicans' fault. Technically, it is. (Guilty.) But at its roots, it isn't.

The Tea Party arose from the legitimate concerns of citizens. It became a cancer because it almost immediately succumbed to our national disease: the politics of blame.

Imagine the Executive Branch working like the Congress does. No service anyone receives from government - from checks to roads - would ever happen for the fighting.

The difference?

WE DON'T VOTE for the Executive Branch. Other than the window dressing (POTUS).”