"Some Republicans also are openly dubious that the push to defund Obamacare has any chance of succeeding -- and worry that Republicans will take the blame if lawmakers are deadlocked and the government shuts down on Oct. 1.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (Ri-UT), said Republicans surely would be blamed for a shutdown, in part because of bias against his party."
Yes. If that isn't a good reason to go against your every proclaimed principle and not stand up for the people you represent and for what's right and good and for freedom from government tyranny for generations to come....I can't think of one.
Don't you just love the courage, daring and heroism of the brave Republicans?