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The government shutdown quickly produced a perfect photo-op of its impact–and of the battle to avoid blame.  Tuesday, World War II veterans couldn’t access their own memorial. The dozens of veterans who had traveled from Mississippi with Honor Flight were greeted with barricades and fences, blocking their access to the memorial that was built in their honor.
(Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

The government shutdown quickly produced a perfect photo-op of its impact–and of the battle to avoid blame.  Tuesday, World War II veterans couldn’t access their own memorial. The dozens of veterans who had traveled from Mississippi with Honor Flight were greeted with barricades and fences, blocking their access to the memorial that was built in their honor.

(Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

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    Fuck Obama.
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    I’d be willing to surmise that they’re constituents of that faction of that party that forced the shut-down.
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    Not cool. Fuck the shutdown.
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  16. poorrichardsnews said: You left out the part where they went right in because it’s privately funded and Michele Bachmann was there to greet them.
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