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As The Shutdown Turns: It’s Time To End The Budgetary Soap Opera. Linda Bilmes, October 10, 2013, Opinion. "Washington, D.C. is again in the grip of its long-running budgetary soap opera. Episode 1, “Fiscal Cliffs,” was followed shortly by “Sequestration” and now “Government Shutdown.” Coming soon: “Debt Ceiling II.” The American public is utterly fed up with this endless series. Each episode produces historic new lows of Congressional approval ratings — now scraping 5 percent..." Link Verified October 12, 2014