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This week, Troy Senik sits in for Rob Long, The Washington Examiner’s Tim Carney on the political fallout from the shutdown, and David Limbaugh (aka EL Rush Bro) is –not surprisingly– energized by the whole thing. Also, the media’s fixation on the Republican Party’s demise, and Lileks gets off the first Harlow Wilcox reference on any media in at least 50 years. 

Music from this week’s episode: 

Crawling From The Wreckage by Dave Edmunds

The Ricochet Podcast opening theme was composed and produced by James Lileks.

Thankfully, EJHill has returned from furlough. 

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