News Flash: The current government shutdown is the longest and most destructive in history. But what if Putin ordered his agent Trump to do it so that our nation would be crippled on the world stage?
That’s exactly what Rachel Maddow suggested on one of her recent programs. And the scary thing is that it makes perfect sense. There are only two groups who benefit from the of the government shutdown: obscenely wealthy plutocrats who want to be a regulated as little as possible, and our foreign enemies, like Putin.
If that should be the case, then the mystery of the shutdown, and the curious indifference of many Republican members of Congress, becomes perfectly clear.