Oct 09, 2013

The Wreckage Continues: Editorial Boards Shun Reckless #GOPShutdown

With the Republican Government Shutdown heading into its second week, editorial boards across the country continue to shun Speaker Boehner and slam House Republicans for recklessly shutting down the government. Middle class families are feeling the brunt of the #GOPShutdown and are demanding that House Republicans vote on a clean budget to reopen the government.

See the newest ones for yourself.

  • New! It’s up to Boehner to push his party for a solution to dangerous stalemate [The Buffalo News, 10/9/13]
  • New! Put budget issues to vote in House; Up-or-down vote may end shutdown [Herald-Leader, 10/9/13] 
  • New! Speaker John Boehner is placing the economy at risk with recklessness [The Sacramento Bee, 10/8/13]
  • New! John Boehner's moment of truth [Star Ledger, 10/8/13]
  • New! There's no I in "Congress" [The Virginian-Pilot, 10/8/13]
  • New! Vote on clean spending bill [The Wichita Eagle, 10/8/13]
  • New! Editorial: Dear Rep. Yoho [Gainesville Sun, 10/8/13]
  • New! Time to end irrational crusade, shutdown [Tampa Bay Times, 10/7/13]
  • New! GOP's hostage-taking continues with debt ceiling [Detroit Free Press, 10/7/13]
  • New! Reality for the dead-enders — Government shutdown has painted GOP extremists into a bad place [Anniston Star, 10/ 7/13]
  • New! The House GOP has nothing to show for its government shutdown [Washington Post, 10/7/13]
  • New! The International Fallout [The New York Times, 10/7/13]
  • New! Government shutdown losing steam [Metro West Daily News, 10/7/13]
  • New! Boehner seeking pity but needs to find courage [The Palm Beach Post, 10/7/13]
  • New! Elected officials need to act like adults to end shutdown [My West Texas, 10/6/13]
  • A losing strategy for Republicans [Intelligencer Journal, 10/4/13]
  • Benishek: Are you a Republican first or a resident of the 1st District? [Petoskey News, 10/4/13]
  • Shutdown not looking good for the GOP [SC Now, 10/4/13]
  • It’s got to stop [The Recorder, 10/4/13]
  • The wrong way to fight for principle [The Virginian-Pilot, 10/3/13]
  • Why shutdown needs to end now [USA Today, 10/3/13]
  • Coffman’s complicity in government shut-down shows an abandonment of good judgment [Aurora Sentinel, 10/3/13]
  • Shame on irresponsible GOP zealots for causing federal shutdown [M Live, 10/3/13]
  • Our View: Do the job or get out [Bucks County Courier Times, 10/2/13]
  • A battle GOP cannot win [LD News, 10/2/13]
  • Democracy should operate better than this [The Daily Republic, 10/2/13]
  • Holding budget hostage sets a terrible precedent [The Sacramento Bee, 10/2/13]
  • Do Job, Keep It Simple [PJ Journal Star, 10/2/13]
  • A wrecking ball inside Capitol dome [The Virginian-Pilot, 10/2/13]
  • Republicans, in thrall to the tea party, are ignoring their duty to the nation [The Buffalo News, 10/2/13]
  • Federal deadlock hurts only innocent bystanders [Portland Press Herald, 10/2/13]
  • This is Boehner’s shutdown [Concord Monitor, 10/2/13]
  • GOP obsession with ending Obamacare hurts nation [Sun-Sentinel, 10/1/13]
  • House Republicans’ stunning negligence [The Middletown Press, 10/1/13]
  • Shut down the shut 'er downers [Courier-Journal, 10/1/13]
  • The Republicans’ Ideological Shutdown [Bloomberg, 10/1/13]
  • Small GOP group cause of the problem [The Herald, 10/1/13]
  • The GOP's shutdown sham [LA Times, 10/1/13]
  • John Boehner’s Shutdown [NY Times, 10,1/13]
  • Unreasonable tea party demands drag nation into turmoil [The Kansas City Star, 10/1/13]
  • Put down the tea pot, Republicans, and back away [Arizona Republic, 10/1/13]
  • Time for GOP independence during shutdown [Seattle Times, 10/1/13]
  • House Republicans are failing Americans in their effort to kill Obamacare [The Washington Post, 10/1/13]
  • The House GOP's clueless shutdown crusade [Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 10/1/13]
  • Grown-up Republicans need to step up to stop shutdown [Newark Star-Ledger, 10/1/13]
  • The Shutdown Party: Our view [USA Today, 10/1/13]
  • Government shutdown a lousy response to flawed health law [The Oregonian, 10/1/13]
  • Obstinacy getting GOP, nation nowhere [Democrat and Chronicle, 10/1/13]
  • Boehner deserves blame for the government shutdown [Raleigh News and Observer, 10/1/13]
  • House GOP owns the consequences of reckless government shutdown [Sacramento Bee, 10/1/13]
  • Tea party extremists shut down government over Obamacare [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/1/13]
  • Shutdown is a battle the GOP can't win [The Denver Post, 10/1/13]
  • The stunning negligence of the House GOP [New Hampshire Register, 10/1/13]
  • Republicans' Shutdown Strategy Not Winning Any Fans [Hartford Courant, 10/1/13]
  • Federal workers deserve better than Congress’s disregard [The Washington Post, 9/30/13]
  • Not another temper tantrum [Miami Herald, 9/30/13]
  • Senate was right to vote down Republicans' blackmail effort [Des Moines Register, 9/30/13]
  • Extortion: Sordid GOP travesty [Charleston Gazette, 9/30/13]
  • The GOP’s opportunities — Whole country may pay the price for Republicans’ brinkmanship [Anniston Star, 9/30/13]
  • GOP on suicide mission with shutdown ultimatum [Daily Times, 9/30/13]
  • Government shutdown nothing but madness: Blame lies with Republican fringe [The Salt Lake Tribune, 9/30/13]
  • Shutdown puts GOP at risk [Addison Independent, 9/30/13]
  • Democracy shuts down [Times Union, 9/30/13]

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