Hannity Suggests Government Shutdown Won’t Be Bad

Media Matters has the transcript:

Let’s talk about a moment — maybe it comes sooner, maybe it comes later — on the debt ceiling. And you know how the argument will unfold. It’ll be “Republicans are shutting down government.”

I’ve been around this game too long. Government never shuts down. Essential services will exist. Grandma, mom and dad, they’re going to get their Social Security check. Medicare’s not going to be shut down. The military’s not going to be shut down.

Now, there might be people that get furloughed, but odds are pretty high that when they get their free vacation, they will get back pay.