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OP-ED: The Government Better Not Shut Down Again, Because My Flight to Cancun Is Non-refundable


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Hey, Trump. And Congress. I’m talking to you.

I know you have to decide this week about whether the government shuts down again, and I’m telling you — you better keep its freaking lights on, buster.

I just bought my plane tickets to Cancun, and they were expensive, okay? Like, I really should have bought them earlier. Probably over winter break or something. But what’s done is done.

So don’t let there be a shutdown. We can’t have those TSA workers go on strike so that they can get paid...please…..

And hey — I'm flexible with whatever compromise you come up with (as long as the PHL airport stays up and running on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 10, 2019). Honestly, I’m not sure if I really care that much about that whole border situation. Ya know, wall, shmall. It doesn’t really affect me that much.

But it’s my senior year man, and I do care a lot about spending my last spring break in Cancun. I, and four of my friends who aren’t my best friends but are close enough, have so many exciting plans. That take place in Cancun.