The self-destructiveness of white conservative middle class Republican voters is staggering. Can they ever be dissuaded? Why do they do it? All of my many articles addressing this baffling phenomenon gathered under one convenient heading.
The shutdown exemplifies everything that is wrong with the Ol’ Pussy Grabber, his administration, and the GOP. The shutdown has been caused by and continues because of the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s executive dysfunction and narcissism, but worse, it is a direct product of the GOP’s groupthink. It is among the worst decisions ever taken by a political party or government. It is shear hubris that will end up hurting us all.