"They've made the decision to shut down the government because they want to make it harder, for example for a woman to get a cancer screening," Reid told reporters. "We're talking about issues relating to health of women. That's one issue that's held things up. The other issue is their wanting to change the air we breathe."
Sounds about right to me. When it comes down to it's deficits don't matter as Karl Rove proudly proclaimed except to score political points but they have to feed them the raw meat of the wars against women and nature.