A hat tip to whomever wrote the opening banner for "AC360" Wednesday night... "SHUT-SHOW" sums it up perfectly.
With Trump still raising the possibility of invoking a "national emergency," Anderson Cooper said, "If it really is a true national security emergency, why would the president wait? If he does wait for days or weeks or months, how would it be an emergency then?"
>> WaPo's most read story on Wednesday night: "Trump's go-to negotiating tactics aren't working in shutdown standoff"
This week's TIME cover
Molly Ball's cover story, "The Art of the Duel," is illustrated with Trump slinging tweets at Nancy Pelosi, and Pelosi firing subpoenas at him... Ball's story will be out on Thursday...