(LinkedIn) It is not often that a daily newspaper is able, in just one edition, to capture so many previously-unlikely domestic developments. Yet Sunday’s Washington Post, which luckily I picked up for the US Airways flight I was about to board – comes very close. And it does so with a front page that simultaneously speaks to business, economic, institutional, political and social issues.
Consider the following 5 headlines that all appeared on the front page of the September 29 edition.
“House pushes U.S. closer to shutdown:” This refers to the saga playing out on Capitol Hill among highly-polarized parties that struggle to come together in the national interest. The immediate focus is on the inability of lawmakers to agree to a continuing resolution (“CR”) that would keep the government fully functioning on Tuesday (after the end of the current fiscal year).