Who do you think is responsible for the government shutdown? Why?

“Everybody that works in Washington is responsible. I think it’s a joke that they are still getting paid with so many people laid off.”

Joe Hansen, Princeton

“I don’t think you can pick a single party. I narrow it down to the political system as a whole.”

Craig Dickens, Princeton

“Obama is responsible because of his lack of willingness to negotiate.”

Aileen Herro, Tiskilwa

“I think both parties are responsible. Both need to be willing to bend a little.”

Heather Taylor, Princeton

“Congress is responsible because they are not willing to work together to come to an agreement with the president.”

Josh Morris, Princeton