But the Metro will be shut down...
This National Review piece is by the thrice-married, former $120K annual cocaine habit, "there's no crash coming in 2008" economist, Gingrich-style Catholic convert Larry Kudlow, who, at 67, reveals he still acts out like the prep school kid he was back when Eisenhower was a Communist:
"Surely, shutdowns are a cumbersome way to make a point. But the GOP base is clamoring for a more aggressive Republican Congress. The grassroots are angry and frustrated that the Republican House and Senate have not passed a series of large-scale bills."
There used to be a less disruptive option. It was called elections.