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Government Shutdown on ‘The West Wing’

Government Shutdown on The West Wing

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Just sit back and watch how my real president, Josiah Edward “Jed” Bartlet, PhD., D.Hum.Litt, manages a shutdown.

Well, he doesn’t really manage it as plays chicken with the other side. That was way back in the 20th century. Now it’s the other side saying, Bring it on, shut it down.

In case you’re interested, over in the Middle East, we have a country where government never shuts down. Not even on Yom Kippur. Get your tickets early…


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About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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