@..”There is little pleasure to be found in watching the steady de-evolution of the US political system in this current display of absurdist theatrics that would make the Dadaists feel that they had finally been trumped. ..>>In my opinion that just about sums UP; what is going on in DC these days..De-evolution of our political system right before our eyes..Which began long before this shut down..As folks in other countries LUMP us all into one dumb bunch of Americans(for not seeing this coming & because far too many are asleep at the wheel..) I don’t think it takes a rocket scientist to figure out why..Very little pleasure in watching this; indeed. Well written piece by a newly FP’ed blogger..I couldn’t resist the urge to re-blog & share…Sincerely, Berna
In technological times it is easy for people to understand the concept “shut down.” It’s what one does with computers, and numerous other gadgets. When one is finished one selects the “shut down” option and the device stops. It is off. A government shutdown is a similar move from the “on” position (dysfunctional as it may be) to the “off” position. Granted, unlike a computer, once the government is shutdown it takes more than simply pressing a button to bring it back online…and while it is “off” the impact may be dire.
There is little pleasure to be found in watching the steady de-evolution of the US political system in this current display of absurdist theatrics that would make the Dadaists feel that they had finally been trumped. The madness that has overtaken the Congress of late may make some want to angrily declare “a pox on both your houses,”…
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