Trevor Dixon

Republicans Would Rather Cut Your Baby in Half Than Provide Healthcare to Poor People

Republican lawmakers remind me of the conniving young mother who sought to persuade wise King Solomon that she was the actual mother of the disputed infant, but who shrugged at the proposed bisection of the tot. Democratic and Republican congresspeople argue with equal vigor that the other party is responsible for the shutdown, but out of the other side of their mouths, Republicans mutter it’s not even that bad, betraying their guilt. If Republicans truly believed that President Obama and the Democrats caused the shutdown, they wouldn’t try to downplay its gravity.