bill wilson (@oiltrash1027) October 02, 2013
“Essential” employees at your service during the government shutdown:
Sadly, that’s not a Photoshop.
Time to play “Name Those Barricades.” A couple of winning entries:
The Washington Examiner’s Charlie Spiering is reporting from the World War II Memorial in D.C. this morning where oh-so-essential government employees are hard at work deterring pesky veterans from visiting their memorial.
After conferring with each other for a moment, park workers fled after cameras started filming. No wire ties on the gates.—
Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 02, 2013
Even park workers admit they would rather be cutting grass than putting up Democrat-ordered barricades to keep disabled vets out.—
Rep. Steve Stockman (@SteveWorks4You) October 02, 2013
World War II veterans knock down police barriers to attend memorial on the National Mall; Update: Did a congressman lead the vets through the barricade?; Update: Congressman says Obama administration knew about veterans’ request and rejected it