Morning Joe Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

Girls really seem to love Morning Joe. I couldn’t find any stats on the gender breakdown of the audience, but anecdotally I can tell you Liz is not alone in digging the show’s fun, sexy female-friendly take on the news

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El Centro, Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

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La Society Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

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Solly’s Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

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The White House Correspondents’ Dinner Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

The White House Correspondents' Dinner is known as “Nerd Prom” around D.C. It’s the one night of the year when “Washington,” which is sometimes referred to as “Hollywood for ugly people,” gets to hang out with actual Hollywood celebrities. Yet another situation in which Wolf Blitzer gets a boner

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Pennsylvania’s Bob Casey (D), with an extra spring in his step Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

Look at that spring!

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We’ve been using Capital Bikeshare Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

As have many other Washingtonians. Capital Bikeshare has seen its ridership hit record heights during the shutdown. I saw many empty racks throughout the city

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The dark, dank indoor bar at DC Reynolds was packed Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

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Mark Leibovich explained in his wonderful expose of D.C.’s systemic rot, This Town, Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

I cannot recommend this book highly enough — go buy it now! Leibovich cuts through the liberal platitudes about Republican malfeasance and reveals how both parties (and their allies in the media) feed at the corporate trough, making millions for themselves while ignoring ordinary Americans and their problems

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As Reid pounded away at John Boehner for the umpteenth time, Shutdown Shit Show: Dysfunction and Debauchery in D.C. by Dan Berger 40

For the true masochists, you can watch the interview here

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