The republican instigated government shutdown continues…
From Senator Claire McCaskill (D) today, via Twitter:
Claire McCaskill @clairecmc
Working at Capitol. In caucus. 11:52 AM – 12 Oct 13
A sample of constituent responses:
so do you think the R senators saying “we lost it was a dumb move” are falling on swords to bring down “joe mcccarthy cruz”?@clairecmc 11:55 AM – 12 Oct 13
sean patrick @RoRuckus
@clairecmc Hang in there! 11:56 AM – 12 Oct 13
@clairecmc 1) Nuclear option. 2) don’t cave. 11:56 AM – 12 Oct 13
Evidently, not into compromise for the sake of compromise or the sensibilities of the inside the beltway cocktail weenie circuit.
Scotts Contracting @StLHandyMan
@clairecmc Be Part of the Solution is my advice…Don’t cave to the #GOP. #StayTheCourse they are on the Ropes and grasping for anything 12:01 PM – 12 Oct 13
Bison as metaphor @bidwell_g
@clairecmc but can anything not harmful get done w/ GOP intransigent as molasses in winter? do not capitulate else pattern shall repeat 12:01 PM – 12 Oct 13
And there are a few responses from teabaggers who want the world to burn down. It’s in their nature.