It really wasn’t all that funny. The prospect of our nations leaders once more in gridlock, governing in a way that added to the crises of our times instead of moving towards healthy lock-term resolution. The threatened shut down of the federal government was averted by some last minute (almost midnight hour) compromises. But for now we are still operating. The mounting crisis prompted all sorts of political humor. Here, courtesy of The Washington Post is a bipartisan sampling of my favorites.