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How the government shutdown is like the 1986 comedy 'Ruthless People'

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In the 1986 black comedy "Ruthless People," Danny DeVito plays a man who goes home one day to find his wife has been kidnapped. He then gets a call demanding that he pay a ransom or his wife will be killed. What the kidnapper, played by Judge Reinhold, does not know is that DeVito hates his wife. He was, in fact, planning on killing her himself. So the kidnapping is actually a stroke of luck...

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