The Republicans Who Caused the Government Shutdown
The Atlantic has a helpful rundown of 32 Republicans Who Caused the Government Shutdown. First on the list:
Representative: Justin Amash
Home District: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Quoted: “President Obama and Senator Reid refuse to negotiate over giving regular Americans the same breaks they give themselves, government workers, and big business.”
And lest we forget, Rep. Justin Amash was strongly endorsed by none other than pseudo-liberal activist Glenn Greenwald, who called Amash a “GOP dissident.” Right.
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) October 12, 2013
In fact, Amash and Greenwald had quite a mutual admiration society going on: Justin Amash:
Must-read piece by Glenn Greenwald. Whichever party controls the White House, the two things you can count on are the erosion of civil liberties and hypocrisy.