Way to go, Sen. Cruz and company!

In the wake of Sen. Ted Cruz's bizarre faux filibuster and the government shutdown, the approval rating of the Republican party has descended to its lowest level in the history of the Gallup Poll.

These antics have no chance of altering Obamacare. And it's rapidly making it absolutely certain that the next Congress will be even less likely to change it than this one is.

So exactly what is this nonsense accomplishing- besides disrupting the lives of average Americans?

HT: Drudge

ADDENDUM: A pro-Obamacare group has sent Sen. Cruz flowers to thank him for his success in boosting support for Obamacare and the Democrats.

Also this e-card:

ADDENDUM II: And it's not just the Gallup poll. Thursday's Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows the same thing.

HT: Real Clear Politics