MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
If you would like to visit the Capitol or the Lincoln Memorial today, they’re shut to visitors due to the shenanigans of this fellow:
John Boehner’s Shutdown
By THE EDITORIAL BOARD
Published: October 1, 2013 655 Comments
By midnight on Tuesday, the leadership failure of Speaker John Boehner was complete. By encouraging the impossible quest of House Republicans to dismantle health care reform, he pushed the country into a government shutdown that will now begin to take a grievous economic toll.
Directed by Frank Capra. Starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, and Edward Arnold. Columbia Pictures, 1939.