Shutdown Gives Americans New Reason To Hate Washington

by Alan Greenblatt

October 02, 2013 5:11 PM

Regina Whittington (right) of Little Rock, Ark., and her friend Diana Fuller, of Noble, Okla., walk toward the entrance to the Gateway Arch Wednesday in St. Louis.Regina Whittington (right) of Little Rock, Ark., and her friend Diana Fuller, of Noble, Okla., walk toward the entrance to the Gateway Arch Wednesday in St. Louis.

Jeff Roberson/AP

There’s nothing like a government shutdown to make people angry about government, or at least the politicians who are running things.

“The people we have in the Senate and the House of Representatives, I don’t know who they’re working for, but they’re not working for us,” says Larry Abernathy, an insurance broker in St. Louis. “I think both parties are useless.”

St. Louis insurance broker Larry Abernathy says he considers himself "a moderate, or a fence dweller" and says it's a shame that "regular people" don't have lobbying influence in Washington.St. Louis insurance broker Larry Abernathy says he considers himself “a moderate, or a fence dweller” and says it’s a shame that “regular people” don’t have lobbying influence in Washington. Continue reading “Shutdown Gives Americans New Reason To Hate Washington”

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