Monday, October 28, 2013

OCTOBER 22, 2013

        The Republicans have once again proved an old political saw--if you do something foolish and people know it was you, they'll probably blame you for it. The something foolish was of course the government shutdown.  The evidence is a Washington Post/ABC News poll

     The Post story is headlined, "Poll finds major damage to GOP after shutdown."  Two in three Republicans or independents who lean toward the GOP have a negarive view of the shutdown.  Overall, eight in ten disapprove. Dissatisfaction with Congress went up--well, how could it not?  Approval of Congress, the poll says, is now 12%.

     Clearly, the Grand Old Party made a Grand Old Mistake here. 



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