Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., talks about a possible government shutdown during a news conference after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., talks about a possible government shutdown during a news conference after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Evan Vucci AP
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., talks about a possible government shutdown during a news conference after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Evan Vucci AP

Extremism in defense of foolishness

September 28, 2015 05:01 PM