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  •  what is their reasoning? (2+ / 0-)
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    wenchacha, shoeless

    What is the symbolism here?

    Because otherwise I don't get it.

    •  They are throwing staffers under the proverbial (1+ / 0-)
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      sethtriggs

      bus because the public on both sides is screaming for their metaphorical blood.

      So they think if Staffers go without pay, this will be symbolic of Congressmen and Senators "sacrificing" along side the "little people."

      Gentlemen, congratulations. You're everything we've come to expect from years of government training (Zed, MIB).

      by GreenMother on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 08:15:23 AM PDT

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