As the political standoff in Washington poses the threat of a government shutdown, Gail Collins ENVISIONS this timeline:
Monday, Sept. 23: Senate goes into session to consider the House bill that couples funding for the government with defunding Obamacare.
House is on vacation. I’m serious.
Wednesday, Sept. 25: House comes back from vacation. Early. So stop carping.
Thursday, Sept. 26: Senate is working its way toward a vote on the bill. Whoops! Somebody just objected to something. May take a little while longer.
Friday, Sept. 27: The House takes up a bill to raise the debt ceiling, thus allowing the ...