Mike Lee had a tele-town hall meeting tonight (Oct. 9) where he spoke of a proposal, passed by the House, which would partially open the government by funding selected areas the Republicans felt were important. Not Obamacare. The Democrats refused the proposal.
He likened the Democrats' position to "... if you went to the grocery store and, after gathering your food, the cashier would not allow you to buy any food unless you also bought some plutonium for a nuclear bomb."
Mr. Lee's analogy would better illustrate the Republicans' proposal if it were modified to: