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A Crazy Thing That Happened Last Time The Government Shut Down

And we all know how that turned out.

Posted on September 27, 2013, at 2:47 p.m. ET

Something to think about as we head into a possible government shutdown...

Jason Reed / Reuters

Remember this magical moment in American history?

Well guess what? That whole thing started during a government shutdown.



Monica was working long hours in the White House during the government shutdown of 1995.

According to the Washington Post, "the second day of the government shutdown — marked the beginning of her sexual relationship with the President."

And that night this happened:

So think long and hard about shutting down the government, guys...

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

...because bored government workers are never a good thing.