We have scanned the editorial pages of some of the nation's largest daily newspapers to get their take on the government shutdown.
The Miami Herald: Not another temper tantrum
The Hartford Courant: Republicans' Shutdown Strategy Not Winning Any Fans
The Minnesota Star Tribune: The House GOP's clueless shutdown crusade
The Chicago Sun-Times: President is right to stand firm
The San Francisco Chronicle: Dysfunctional Congress should shut down the games
The Los Angeles Times: Government shutdown: Where do we go from here?
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Mad Hatter time: The government shutdown becomes more absurd
The Cincinnati Enquirer: Budget tantrum is irresponsible
The Washington Post: The House GOP has nothing to show for its government shutdown
The New York Times: First End the Crisis, Then Talk
The New York Daily News: A national disgrace