David Harsanyi on the Government Shutdown

Credit: White House / Flickr.comCredit: White House / Flickr.comThere is a metaphysical truth that most small-government types would likely agree on but rarely admit: Most of the time, doing nothing is a lot more constructive than doing something. And as David Harsanyi observes, no one's done nothing quite like the John Boehner-led House of Representatives, especially as we enter the second week of the government shutdown.

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