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Double Take 'Toons: Loss Leaders?

Even though polls show Republicans carrying more of the blame for the shutdown and default crises than Democrats, neither party has fared well. Mike Smith notes that the GOP's record low approval rating has a broad base, while Gary Varvel points out that President Obama doesn't have much public support to rest on either.

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Gar Varvel