…where they ask people in DC whether they blame Barack Obama or George W Bush for the shutdown:
- …I’m not really upset that they’re blaming the one guy in the Republican party who had nothing to do with the shutdown for the shutdown.
- Neither is the Republican party leadership. They’re actually kind of relieved that they got away with it, because general resentment of a party loses a lot in translation into specific dislike of a politician*.
- …I like you, 1:02 Woman. I say this, knowing full well that you probably vote a straight Democratic ticket. You’re like the only person in those clips who treated the very question as if it was crazy, which it was.
*Look at House re-election rates for the last forty years if you don’t believe me. Approval rating is, what, 10% at the moment? Of course, that’s the average approval rating for Every OTHER Member of Congress besides mine, but we’re not supposed to say that, for some reason.