Shortly before the federal government shut down at midnight, Rep. John B. Larson (D-Conn.) had a little something to say on the House floor.
"Do you stand with your country? Or do you want to take it down this evening? Stand up for your country!"
Here's what a few conservatives had to say about the shutdown, courtesy of an email sent to me by the Democratic party:
They're positively giddy! Why? Because their little shutdown is intentional - The GOP Secret Game Plan.
Don't you think it's a little odd that Raffy Cruz, Michele Bachmann, and Marco Rubio are getting a chill up their leg over what they have done to us?
- Hate President Obama
- Hate government (despite the fact that they have government jobs paid for by you and me)
- Hate the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), which means they...
- Hate keeping their fellow Americans alive and healthy. And finally, they...
- Hate looking forward to the day that they can't pull in donations by merely mentioning the word "Obamacare"