On the question of “If the government shuts down, reopen it — one department at a time?”, Hot Air readers put the Department of Defense as their top funding priority by a wide margin. The totals as of midnight last night are below — polls are still open if you’d like to participate — followed by the individual priority breakdowns, by department.

There are six departments that sit  at or above a rating of “4,” or, are departments of average to high priority to readers. Nine departments fall below average priority, and usually well below. If there is a shutdown and these departments do come up one-at-a-time, this is one possible (and popular) ordering of that series of votes.

At or above “average” prioritization.

Below average prioritization:

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