FIRST THINGS FIRST: The government will reopen! What did the Republicans get out of this stunt? Nothing, really.
-How is the shutdown going to affect the Republican Party moving forward? Why would a promising young Republican with national appeal like Sen. Marco Rubio has risk that wide appeal by voting to keep the government shutdown?
-SKYJINX! You might think twice before ordering a coffee or tea the next time you're on a plane. EPA-mandated testing shows E. coli and coliform in water on planes, which means that there is feces in the water on planes.