Originally Posted by TonyR
If ObamaCare had been as unpopular as conservatives believed, their plan for the shutdown — that there would be a public uprising to force Democratic senators in close races in 2014 to defund it — would’ve worked. It didn’t. Not a single senator budged. Their tactic failed, and now what they are left with is House Speaker John Boehner basically begging the president of the United States to negotiate with him.
Which is why we are now going to watch them shift the argument over to the debt and forget about Obamacare. Like Humpty Dumpty said, "My words mean whatever I want them to mean."