I've been thinking a lot over the past few days about what to intelligently write about with the government shutdown, and how to succinctly express my views.
No need. Jon Stewart has done it excellently. Please watch the following 7 minutes:
Don't forget -- Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert led the "March to Restore Sanity"-- and thousands of people showed up on the national mall to support their middle ground approach. Where has that ethos gone?