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The Tip of the Iceberg

By now, virtually every American must know that the rollout of Obamacare has been a disaster (even so-called low information voters.)  Of course most of the attention has been on the laughable shortcomings of the Obamacare website – long waits, bad information, overwhelming frustration.

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What Republicans Should Do Now

Well, the shutdown is over. Life is finally beginning to get back to normal – at least sort of. Parents with children are getting ready for Halloween. The Bengals are winning! Tourists are reappearing in Washington, and everything’s open.

Speaking of Washington, there’s a movement to change the name of the Washington Redskins.

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Obamacare Lays an Egg

There are two schools of thought on the government shutdown and the effort to stop Obamacare.  On one side, some argue that the shutdown has pushed aside all the news coverage there otherwise would have been on the fumbling and farcical rollout of Obamacare. 

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Maximizing the Pain

President Obama is apparently determined to make the temporary government shutdown (which is really more of a slowdown) as painful for as many people as possible.  Why?  Because he seems convinced that those pesky Tea Party Republicans will get the blame and he’ll benefit politically.

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