There’s really nothing more to say or progress to report than today the Shutdown is now the third longest in US history, and we are well into the third week.
My question to the president, “Can you relate to the pain of federal workers who can’t pay their bills?” Pres. Trump:”I can relate…”. Watch: pic.twitter.com/WJCBHZQ15x
— Kelly O’Donnell (@KellyO) January 6, 2019
Not paying bills is Comrade Stupid’s core competency.
BOTH SIDES!!1! – Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie) morning email thingie goes there:
HERE’S THE REALITY: Neither side is going to convince the other of their position. The best either side can hope for is that they find a way that everyone saves face. According to people in the room, that is not close to happening right now.
Yeah, so everyone is equally wrong. Jeebus, the razorblade is sticking out of that apple.
And so in not-unrelated news, when Commander Bunnypants said that he was thinking about declaring a national emergency and ordering the military to build the Tortilla Curtain, Kevin Sweeney (the Pentagon Chief of Staff) resigned abruptly:
“‘I’ve decided the time is right to return to the private sector. It has been an honor to serve again alongside the men and women of the Department of Defense,’ Sweeney said in a short statement posted on the Department of Defense website late Saturday night.