Ross Douthat has a grimly ironic take on sequestration: Yes it's dumb, but so are we.
In reality, sequestration and the shutdown have done real, lasting damage to the economy and to the Joe and Ethels of the world.
This year, with tax increases and sequestration, fiscal drag will be about 1.5 percent of GDP.
We knew the Bush tax cuts were expiring, we knew the sequestration cuts were coming in.
It is also illegal in France, Switzerland, and the Netherlands, punishable by fines and the sequestration of the animals.
One plan for raising money was the sequestration of Church property.
Listen: in the first place, he puts you under a sort of sequestration.
The sequestration must be complete when a man with a dinky little cap on his ear is not allowed to talk to the girls.
"That would mean the sequestration of our claims," said Ingleby.
He would not now enter into a discussion of the question of sequestration.
sequestration se·ques·tra·tion (sē'kwĭ-strā'shən, sěk'wĭ-)
The formation of a sequestrum.
Loss of blood or of its fluid content into spaces within the body, so that the circulating volume diminishes.
The inhibition or prevention of normal ion behavior by combination with added materials, especially the prevention of metallic ion precipitation from solution.