Yet again, there is bad news for the Republican party. According to Gallup, a meager 28% have a positive view of the GOP, which is the lowest by far that either party has scored in 25 years of tracking. Worse, it's a 10 point drop in just a matter of weeks. The shut down is not playing well for them. Here's a bit of advice from a publication that generally favors conservatism: be more like Christie. http://www.businessinsider.com/the-only-hope-for-the-gop-is-to-be-more-like-chris-christie-2013-10 I know, I know, RINO, something something, Democrats and polsters are liars, something something, the source is suspect.