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Time for Boehner to cut his losses and end the government shutdown
Time for Boehner to cut his losses and end the government shutdown

The current row over who's to blame for the latest government showdown brings to mind the story of the two men arguing on a street corner whether the world is round or flat. They agree to ask an amiable passer-by to settle the matter. He ponders the question for a moment, then tells them: "Among men of good will, the truth must surely lie somewhere in between." That's about the way it is among all those casual onlookers who insist both sides in the fight must share the blame for the stalemate. Any sober and dispassionate examination should yield the indisputable conclusion that two separate issues are at stake: passing the required legislation to keep the government...

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