No happy campers during government shutdown

Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 01:57 PM.

“We’re both of the opinion that none of them should be paid until they figure it out,” Willinger said.

“They need to stop using ‘honorable’ in their titles anymore because they’re not,” Kaverman said. “This isn’t OK. You guys need to get it together. Quit the polarization and procrastination dance and learn the stuff they should have learned in kindergarten.”

The couple said the legislators are simply not doing their jobs.

“If they were working in private industry, they would all be fired for non-performance,” Kaverman said.

“Last summer, we went to eight parks out west. This is what we do. Their pettiness and shortsightedness is now making our trip more stressful than it needs to be.”

Camper Tana Bonk, from North Carolina, said that she and a friend had planned to stay in the Croatan another night but were asked to leave.

“I’ve got to find a place,” Bonk said. “We’ve got a couple of dogs with us and a kitty.”

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