"A little-known congressman in office only eight months is one of the most prominent developers of a plan that could shut government."
"House to vote again on Obamacare"
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So … This is why I’m pleased that I don’t teach American politics. You don’t run into this kind of ridiculous nonsense with such amazing frequency when you teach the history of political thought.
I mean, I guess I could teach a class on all the yahoos with terrible ideas that no one pays any attention to or that wrecked havoc on various countries throughout history. But, if they were smart, no one would take that class because it’s a bowl full of head-scratching misery.