Randy Holben: Shutdown due to greed, power, money

October 17, 2013 

Call me an old cynic, but I do not believe the impasse in Washington was about the budget, the debt ceiling, the Affordable Care Act or any other of the many issues being discussed except as justification for the real set of issues. Power, money and greed – singly or in combination – drive political ambition. Other than naive idealism, there is no other reason to enter the tiger’s cage of politics.

Randy Holben

Raleigh

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