Originally Posted by houghtam
It also shows that when it comes to growing spending, just like the ACA debate, the Republicans in practice have not provided an adequate alternative to the Democrats' policies, and in many cases, have made it worse.
What's your point, exactly?
When they provide an alternative you fall all over yourself about it. Then when they don't follow through on it. you laugh at the lack of seriousness. This is why shutdown is necessary. At some point it has to be established that this is more than a game.