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Tommy Carcetti

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They're actually *depressed* that the government is re-opening. I shit you not.

I had some time in the car, and given yesterday's events, I figured I'd get my schadenfreude on, and I sampled some right wing radio nuts.

And at least one of them actually expressly stated he was "too depressed" about the prospect of the government re-opening.

Now, just think about that for a minute. What are they really depressed about?

They're depressed about the government worker who will be able to collect a paycheck again and can put his or her money back in the economy.

They're depressed that national parks are open, and not only do the parks themselves go back to business, but the nearby hotels, restaurants, gas stations, shops and other businesses surrounding the park that are so dependent on tourism also get to go back to business.

They're depressed that our food will be properly inspected again.

They're depressed that the federal government that our taxes go to fund is actually up and running again like it is supposed to be, instead of acting as a $24 billion pit.

I'm just left speechless at this. Are people that politically blinded that they don't actually understand that our government re-opening should be applauded as a good thing?
Posted by Tommy_Carcetti | Thu Oct 17, 2013, 12:46 PM (57 replies)
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