John Stossel on Government Shutdown: “Shut more down!”

Libertarian TV Host Rages Against the Machine!

Fox Business host John Stossel appeared on Fox & Friends Thursday morning to explain why the government shutdown was a “good thing” and why lawmakers should “shut more down. Stossel thinks most of the government should stay shutdown forever.

READ: Let’s shut most of the federal government down forever.

“I’m hoping the shutdown will wake people up and say, hey, maybe we don’t need all this stuff,” Stossel says. “We could close whole departments. Why do we need a Commerce Department? Commerce just happens, government gets in the way.”

“So, you’re pro-shutdown?” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck asked.

“Yeah,” Stossel retorts. “Shut more down!”