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Opinion: Avoid self-inflicted wound in DC

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House Republicans are playing a dangerous, potentially ruinous game in Washington.

We’re not just talking about the government shutdown, expensive and unnecessary as it is.

In today’s dollars, it cost over $2 billion last time the government shut down in 1995-1996.

Nothing was accomplished then, and nothing will be accomplished this time, either, except further demoralization of an already beaten down federal workforce.

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