Any reasonable person knows this shutdown is a farce orchestrated by congressional Republicans and Trump, which seems to turn out to be the president's biggest political mistake so far.
Only if he caves. He should go on an extended trip and let them stew for awhile.
The surrealism is that you'd refuse occasional state or federal intervention even if it were obviously necessary.
It’s never necessary. All they do is the bookkeeping. The actual people helping come from other communities. Voluntary cooperation accomplishes the same thing more efficiently and without loss of sovereignty.
After a hurricane, the power is not restored by the federal government. It is restored by people from other communities.