Another ominous day of Shutdown Week, perhaps turning into Default Month. Thanks, GOP.

Here’s Peter Gabriel with an appropriate musical theme: “Digging In the Dirt.”

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.