As I have stated before:
Being a rotten bastard takes a considerable amount of hypocrisy, a cold heart, and lack of compassion for fellow man. The title of rotten bastard is reserved for those who people, after learning of their qualifications, would proclaim without hesitation "What a rotten bastard!".
This shutdown has nothing to do with the budget. It is all about losing. They lost in 2012 to Obama and they lost in 2010 when Obama's Affordable Health Care Act was signed into law and the Supreme Court affirmed it. They just can't stand anyone else having the opportunity they have to take care of a sick child.
What a rotten bastard. (all of them)