Photo Gallery: Consequences of the Shutdown
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Photo Gallery: Consequences of the Shutdown

Shutdown Spectacle 'America Is Already Politically Bankrupt'

As the United States government shutdown enters its second day, Washington is the target of both ridicule and concern overseas. German commentators describe the situation as a "specifically American problem" with far-reaching consequences.
-- Charly Wilder