1. I Want it That Way – Backstreet Boys
Partisan politics never sounded so ‘90s.
2. You Haven’t Done Nothin’ – Stevie Wonder
Stevie originally released this in response to Nixon’s presidency. The sentiments rang true about our congress during the shutdown.
3. Here it Goes Again – Ok Go
The United States with its 17th shutdown since 1977. ‘Merica.
4. We Need a Resolution- Aaliyah
Every economists’ thought since even before the shutdown.
5. Spaceship- Kanye West
Kanye describes the plight of government workers deemed essential in his legendary chorus “I’ve been working that slave shift and I ain’t made sh***”
6. We Can’t Stop- Miley Cyrus
“It’s our party we can do what we want”- The GOP is took Miley’s now famous words to heart during the shutdown. House Republicans apparently altered house rules to keep the senate bill off the table.
7.Apologize – One Republic
Because you’re not really sorry, Congress.
8. No Scrubs – TLC
Congress got no love during the shutdown.
Public Policy Polling showed us that Americans rated the House and Senate below toenail fungus, zombies and dog poop– definite scrubs.