The Most Irresponsible Officials Are ‘Moderate’ Republicans

Josh Barro writes that the real culprits in the shutdown are the moderate republicans who are allowing the hard right to continue to direct the house.

Yes, there are 30 to 50 arch conservatives in the House who have been insistent they won’t reopen the government without putting a major dent in Obamacare. These people are not the key problem. They are only relevant because so-called “reasonable” or “realistic” Republicans allow them to be.

via The Most Irresponsible Officials In Washington Are ‘Moderate’ Republicans – Business Insider.