The shutdown has apparently really hit home inside the walls of Congress, but now that those employees whose job it is to wash down the Abdomenizers and replace the Renuzits have been furloughed, the gym is reportedly starting to stink almost as bad as some of their legislation:

Force them to the table? First we’d have to force most of them into the gym.

Here’s a possible solution for gym using members of Congress whose olfactory systems are more offended than Barbara Boxer listening to the Rush Limbaugh Show:

Pay for their own gym membership? That’s a good one!