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the IRS investigation will be devastating to Obama at some point in time...
The benefit to the Democrats by them shutting the government down is it is a distraction from the Eric Holder investigation, the Benghazi investigation, the IRS investigation, the NSA investigation, the buffoonery in foreign affairs, etc., etc., etc.
The longer they can use the media to distract the people's attention away from their criminal activity and ignorant buffoonery, the better it is for them. That has to be one of the reasons they keep 13 percent of the government shut down and pretend it's a big issue.