aNewDomain.net — There’s an upside to the U.S. government shutdown. Let our Ted Rall count them up for you. At the very least, tortured airline passengers, Verizon phone users and war prisoners get a break. Here’s a cartoon from Ted Rall on U.S. government shutdown upsides. The federal shutdown was effective October 1, 2013.
For aNewDomain.net, I’m Ted Rall.
Based in Boston, Ted Rall is a nationally-syndicated columnist, editorial cartoonist and war correspondent who specializes in Afghanistan and Central Asia. The author of 17 books, most-recently published The Book of Obama: How We Went From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt, Rall is twice the winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and is a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Follow him @TedRall, check out his Facebook fan page and definitely follow his Google+ stream here. Ted’s upcoming book After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You As Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan is due out in 2014.
Well, when you say it like that…just worried about all the students and veterans, seniors, others who are already stretched to the max.