Jay Carney on the politics of a government shutdown“Everybody gets hurt when Washington does something stupid like inflict a wound on the economy unnecessarily, in which, in this case, Republicans would be doing it. And this is not about — as far as we’re concerned, it’s not about politics.”– White House Press Jay Carney commenting on some congressional Republicans’ strategy to defund “Obamacare” by way of threatening a federal government shutdown. [aboard Air Force One en route to New York.]