Implementing the shutdown is Obama's responsibility. That he deemed the site "non-essential" was his decision.<quoted text>
ohh, cute. GISTEMP is down because of the Republican political coup so you can't get at their webpage.
Well, when the right wing craters as the moderates get tired of the hooliganism of the extremists, perhaps the website will come back.
He criteria for shutdowns was based on what 'pain' he could inflict as political tool.
What a guy.