Rachel Maddow worked tirelessly to put together this chart detailing all of the demands the republicans had when they forced the shutdown of the government side by side with the demands they wound up getting. Throw in the plummeting approval ratings and all around hatred the GOP is getting thrown their way now and you can see it was totally worth it. Ted Cruz may turn out to be the best thing that’s happened to the democratic party in the past 25 years.

And it only cost us taxpayers $24 billion.

Posted by James Poling

A socialist, tinkerer, thinker, question asker and all around curiosity seeker. If you'd like to reach me you can use the contact link above or email me at jamespoling [at] gmail [dot] com.

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