More Good News From Government Shutdown

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Something to cheer about the US government’s ongoing budget battle! US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul wrote today on Twitter:

This means the hyperactive US Ambassador, whose every pronouncement is a diplomatic disaster, who continues his desperate attempts to put his long and impressive “regime change” credentials to work in Russia, will at least for the time being actually be doing something to help rather than harm US/Russian bilaterial relations: keeping quiet.

So here’s one of the unintended positive consequences of the US government shutdown: radio silence from Meddlesome McFaul.

UPDATE: More good news from McFaul:

3:10 pm on October 4, 2013