This one warrants me breaking my blogging hiatus/temporary retirement:
The government shutdown, now entering its third week, has sidelined groundskeepers at the White House, who are barred from tending Michelle Obama’s kitchen garden and other White House plant life beyond the most basic acts of watering and taking out the trash.
“The wildlife that lives on the historic 18-acre campus—including a newly arrived fox now making a home at the White House—are having a field day,” Kohan reports. “Thanks to the shutdown, groundskeepers have given up on their efforts to catch the elusive creature, who showed up to live inside the White House gates more than two weeks ago. [The fox] has been spotted many times at dawn and dusk” according to the White House sources she says are “highly reliable and multiple.”
A Fox! At the White House! Because of partisan intransigence and blind faith in the power of one’s own beliefs over reality! love literally everything about this story. While the hedgehogs in Congress stick to knowing just one thing at a time, the Foxes move in…..