Government Shutdown and Obamacare Fight

True Folly of Establishment R's

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review Online

It's not an exaggeration to say the GOP establishment is more sympathetic to Obama’s case for the centralized welfare state than to the Tea Party’s case for limited government and individual liberty. 

Durbin Lies About Family to Up OCare

Charles C. Johnson, Daily Caller

Dick Durbin movingly described his sick child’s preexisting condition as a reason to support Obamacare, but didn't mention that she was easily covered by existing insurance. He used taxpayer money to reward the hospital that treated her.