Right. Back on topic.

The Pubs have to change course at some point. Even people who side with their cause are against their methods and are well aware they are a minority of a minority holding up the whole country.

The House Pubs are now proposing lifting the borrowing limit for 6 weeks to give more time to find a compromise. link. But apparently, Harry Reid is saying ain't gonna happen. That's a ballsy move I think.
We are what we repeatedly do - Aristotle