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How the right sees the shutdown debacle

While polling may show the American people will blame Republicans for a government shutdown, the sentiment among the rightwing media is hardly one of universal concern or agitation. On the contrary, a look through some of the right's most influential media hubs shows that conservatives not only diverge from the mainstream when it comes to apportioning blame for a shutdown, but differ from expert consensus when it comes to the economic consequences of a shutdown, too.

In the right's eyes, the shutdown is both a Democratic plot to trick the public and undo the GOP and, potentially, a good thing for the economy.

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