Proving once and for all that we never really leave middle school, elected officials have allowed their West Side Story reenactments to shut down the government with less thought than you give shutting down your computer. I’m not a clairvoyant, but I suspect the Founding Fathers aren’t too jazzed about this turn of events. Many Americans, especially those who aren’t being paid right now, are similarly not pleased. What are we all to do after we get light-headed from rage-posting on Facebook about this mess? Laugh through the pain, of course. Thankfully, the late night crew has us covered!

Want more government shutdown comic relief? Apparently great minds think alike and our pals over at NewsFix also have a post on the jokes of the shutdown. Check that one out too.
The Best Late Night Government Shutdown/Obamacare Jokes 17 October,2013Emmanuel Hapsis

  • Scottie Payne

    Then a mighty angel picked up a boulder shaped like a huge Mill

    Stone, and threw it into The

    Atlantic Ocean,

    and cried mightily with a loud voice saying!!

    Just as I have thrown away this´╗┐ stone, the great city of Babylon will be thrown down with violence , and shall never´╗┐ be found again!!!

    The Book Of Revelation, Chapter 18 verse 21


Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis is the creator and editor of KQED Pop and also the host of The Cooler. He studied creative writing at University of Maryland and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. In his free time, he sings his heart out at karaoke.

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