“The American people should realize that their politicians play with their destinies as well as the destinies of other oppressed nations for the sake of their personal vested interests,” says the Taliban.
Yes, even the terrorists are mocking them now.
It wasthe perfect time for the Taliban to underline the the ‘selfishness’ of American leaders, who according to the miltant group, were taking the hard earned money of US citizens to oppress and kill innocent people. They also advised the US leaders to use the money for peace rather than ‘sucking the blood of their own people’.
U.S. federal agencies were ordered to shut down by the White House budget director last week after Congress missed a deadline to pass a budget.
The GOP-controlled House is asking President Obama to negotiate through the standoff, but he and the Democrat-controlled Senate have refused.
The US shutdown has seen hundreds of thousands of workers sent home without pay after Congress failed to pass a budget for the 2014 fiscal year that began October 1.
It is true though that the U.S. institutions have been “paralyzed” by the shutdown.
US President Barack Obama himself says it’s a situation where no one can win and that the US “should get this over with as soon as possible."
Republicans are red, Democrats are blue. The government is shut down cause neither one gives a damn about you.— Barney Stinson (@stinsonsays) October 11, 2013
Cannot wait for next election when voters get to shut down the congressman who shut our government down.— carl reiner (@carlreiner) October 11, 2013
Here are some memes that have been doing the rounds: