It’s not hard to figure out why by and large the Republicans are taking the most heat for the government shutdown. For starters, as Rachel Maddow brilliantly pointed out on the eve of the shutdown, they campaigned on a governmental shutdown as part of their platform. Secondly, it’s their intransigence and insistence on trying to torpedo a standing, constitutional law outside of the auspices of that same Constitution. But they’ve still been trying to spin this as being “Obama’s shutdown.”
The White House’s website however, is doing its job to get the message out about who caused the shutdown in the first place.
Just in case that first landing page wasn’t clear enough, they made sure to reiterate the message again:
Even the White House’s petition site is down and a message about Congressional ineptitude is posted: