Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The Daily Links: Shutdown the Shutdown

Posted By on Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Well, it appears the shutdown/debt limit/cluster**** crisis will be over by sometime this evening. Note: we said it appears that way. In the meantime, click away:

From The Atlantic Wire: The official compilation of the glorious shutdown's best moments

From Business Insider: Ted Cruz joins the surrender caucus

From the Houston Chronicle: We'd like to take back our Ted Cruz endorsement

From The New York Times: Obama won the debt ceiling fight because he lost in 2011

From Wonkblog: If Ted Cruz didn't exist, Democrats would have to invent him

From New York: Will Debt-Ceiling Extortion Ever Return?

Those are the links. This is a lynx...

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  • Amiee Stubbs

But wait! There's more! Here's a few tracks to kick off your Shutdown Shutdown Party!

Bonnie Tyler - I Need a Hero

Bon Jovi - Living on a Prayer

Europe - The Final Countdown

If the compromise bill to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling passes the House tonight as expected, click here:

If the deal is derailed for some reason, this will be better:

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