The government shutdown is already having an unexpectedly drastic effect, causing glitches and cutbacks that are bringing tears to White House staffers. In their agony, Obama aides phoned White House Dossier to complain.
Here are the top ten unexpected hardships that are giving them fits.
1. Teleprompter keeps running the Gettysburg Address.
2. Plan to have Michelle tape Let’s Move video from the Space Station cancelled.
3. White House chefs forced to switch from butter to I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter.
4. Department of Veterans Affairs no longer helping ex-soldiers find mistresses.
5. Office of Management and Budget forced to admit it can neither manage nor budget.
6. Biden to be cared for by two nannies instead of three.
7. Formation of Obamacare Death Panels delayed by one year.
8. Obama forced to light own cigarettes.
9. Bo switching from porterhouse to beef chuck.
10. Plan to electrocute Boehner in his tanning booth cancelled to save on energy costs.