Congressional Republicans — and Newt Gingrich (wtf?) — continue to threaten to shut down the federal government if Pelosi won’t allow them an isolated up-or-down vote on oil drilling.

I say: yes! Please, please, pleeease organize Congressional Republicans to stomp their feet and completely shut down the federal government because the majority leader won’t give them exactly the vote they want, on the bill they want, when they want it — a vote for boosting oil company profits without any mention of renewables or efficiency.

Do it. I dare you.

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