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Greg Dworkin recaps post-shutdown polling. There's still more confirming the disastrous results for Republicans, and they're so bad, it's starting to bring the future of party control of the House into question. Only Clive Crook hasn't heard the news yet, apparently. And Tea Party supporters simply refuse to hear it. Also: a rare cookie for Ron Fournier, and the firings at AP over the story-that-wasn't-about-Terry McAuliffe. The extraordinary derpitude of Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC). We closely parse her terrible dodges on health care, but remember, she's had a terrible month, scoring brain-shattering hits on shutdown derp & gun safety derp, as well. Which reminds me, people are still accidentally shooting themselves. A lot. And if there's a way to top GunFAIL, it's gotta be NukeFAIL. Finally, we check in with loyal overseas listener GideonAB, whose eye has been on the role of HHS Sec. Sebelius in the healthcare.gov launch, and on continued pressure to bring punishment down on Edward Snowden.

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  •  Disaster!! (0+ / 0-)

    The town of Birthday Cake was all but wiped from the face of the internet today when the train-wreck that is the Obama-care website careened off of it's virtual rails early Wednesday morning, and slammed into Second Life servers.

    'We baked this pastry with our own hooves', commented an elder from the Winged Zebra Clan.

    It could take 'weekends to repair', added a flightless purple dragon.

    No monetary estimates yet, but the cost of Mountain Dew Red Alert alone could soar into the 10s of bit coin.

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